Land contaminated by environmentally hazardous materials can potentially affect the health and amenity of communities and cause surface and ground waters to become contaminated. It represents a burden for future generations.
- Contaminated Land and GroundwaterCases of contamination that are or have been managed by the EPA, and which may be of public interest.
- Legislative Context - LandThe legislative and policy context for the management of contaminated land in Tasmania
- Remediation ProgramsEPA Tasmania coordinates major remediation programs which aim to reduce pollution and improve river health in certain areas of the State.
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.