The Environment Protection Authority's purpose is to regulate developments and activities that may impact on environmental quality and to promote best practice, sustainable environmental management. Its goals are clean air, clean water, clean land, acceptable noise levels and sustainable use of resources.

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Assessment

Assessment

The EPA is responsible for assessing the environmental impacts of new development proposals.

Regulation

Regulation

The EPA regulates several hundred industrial and municipal activities of various types and sizes.

Residential Noise & Hours of Use

Residential Noise & Hours of Use

Noise regulations allow for noisy activities to be undertaken at reasonable times.

Policy & Legislation

Policy & Legislation

Policies and legislation underpin Tasmania's environmental management and pollution control systems.

Current Air Quality

Current Air Quality

Real-time air quality data for Tasmania from the BLANkET network of monitoring stations.

Items of Interest

EPA Sustainability Award - Nominations Now Open

Nominations are open for the 2022 EPA Sustainability Award

The Environment Protection Authority is calling for nominations for this year’s EPA Sustainability Award.

EPA considers proposal for intensification of Kryden Quarry, Meander

The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Wayne Johnston for the intensification of Kryden Quarry in Meander Valley.

EPA welcomes IMAS report on environmental impacts in Port Arthur

​​​​​​​​The Environment Protection Authority has received the final report, Rap​​id visual assessment of rocky reef assemblages in Port Arthur, February 2022 from the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS).

EPA considers proposal for Knaw Quarry, Dysart

The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by K Noble and A Wedd for Knaw Quarry, Dysart in the Southern Midlands.

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.