Environmental Information

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Under the Right to Information Act 2009 we make information available to the public through proactive disclosure. This means we will routinely make available information to assist the public in understanding what it is we do and how we do it.

Information is also made available through active and assessed disclosure. For more details, please see our Information Di​sclosure Policy, the EPA Policy Statement on Information Provision, our Right to Information Act page and the Disclosure Log​. ​

Annual statistics

For the 2020/21 financial year:

Assessment approvals and percentage within statutory timeframes

15 assessments were determined by the EPA Board or by the Director, EPA, under delegation. One assessment was not completed within the statutory timeframe.

Number of environmental and contaminated land notices issued

248 notices were issued, including 

  • ​​Environment Protection Notices
  • Environmental Licences
  • Environmental Approvals
  • Registration Certificates
  • Contaminated Sites Notices

Number of variations approved to permits or environmental licences and notices

36 variations were approved. Note: these variations are included in the total notices above. 

Number of complaints to EPA

320 complaints were recorded.

Data released under the national pollutant inventory

Approximately 150 facilities in Tasmania report annually to the National Pollutant Inventory (NPI). Information is checked by the Tasmanian NPI Officer, submitted to the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment and then published on the NPI website. More information is available on our National Pollutant Inventory page​.

Number of infringement notices issued

126 infringement notices were issued, including 111 Litter Infringement Notices and 15 Environmental Infringement Notices.

Corporate publications

Corporate documents published​ on this website include:

Air quality information