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 Board considers proposal for Robbins Island Renewable Energy Park

The Board of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by ACEN Robbins Island Pty Ltd for the Robbins Island Renewable Energy Park in the Circular Head municipality.

EPA considers proposal for Infrastructure upgrade to East Arm Quarry, Hillwood

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal East Arm Resources Pty Ltd for Infrastructure upgrade to East Arm Quarry, Hillwood in George Town municipality.

EPA walks for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

EPA staff joined their Tasmanian Government colleagues at the Walk for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

EPA Board considers proposal for upgrade to in-vessel composting at the Dulverton Organics Recycling Facility

The Board of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Dulverton Waste Management for an upgrade to its composting facility at Railton in the Latrobe municipality to an in-vessel composting facility, the first of its kind in Tasmania.

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.