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.
The EPA regulates several hundred industrial and municipal activities of various types and sizes.
Noise regulations allow for noisy activities to be undertaken at reasonable times.
Policies and legislation underpin Tasmania's environmental management and pollution control systems.
Real-time air quality data for Tasmania from the BLANkET network of monitoring stations.
The EPA has issued a direction to Recycal under section 92(1)(l) of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) engaged the Water Management and Assessment Branch (WMAB) of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) to undertake river health monitoring in the Plenty River in September 2020.
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) welcomes the decision of the Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (TASCAT) in relation to the regulation of the Rocherlea site of Recycal Pty Ltd (Recycal).
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Artec Pty Ltd for the upgrade of its woodchip mill at Bell Bay in George Town Council municipality.
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.