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EPA considers proposal for a Recirculating Aquaculture System Hatchery at Hamilton

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Tassal Operations Pty Ltd for a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) Hatchery between Hamilton and Ouse in Central Highlands municipality. (15/11/2019)

EPA releases progress update on the Tasmanian PFAS Action Plan

The EPA has released a progress update on the Tasmanian Action Plan for PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) on behalf of the Government’s Interagency PFAS Steering Committee, which approved the update in August 2019. (13/11/2019)

EPA Annual Report 2018-19 now available

The EPA Annual Report 2018-19, which covers the activities of the EPA Board and Director, together with staff of EPA Tasmania (a Division of DPIPWE) over the last financial year, is now available to the public. (31/10/2019)

EPA releases updated Sewage Pumping Station Environmental Guidelines

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued new Sewage Pumping Station Environmental Guidelines under the State Policy on Water Quality Management 1997, replacing the previous 1999 Guidelines. (29/10/2019)

Public comment invited on new draft Regulations for Underground Petroleum Storage Systems

New Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Underground Petroleum Storage Systems) Regulations 2020 have been drafted to replace the current 2010 UPSS Regulations, and they are available for public comment until Friday 15 November. (23/10/2019)

Report rubbish to keep Tasmania beautiful

A new online web application called Report Rubbish makes it easy to report litter and dumping via smartphone, tablet or computer. (1/10/2019)

EPA considers proposal for extension of limestone quarry waste rock dump, Mole Creek

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Sibelco Lime (Tasmania) Pty Ltd for intensification of an overburden dump, Mole Creek in Meander Valley. (23/9/2019)

Public comment invited on minor changes to State environmental legislation

Tasmanians are invited to have a say on the draft Environmental Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019, which contains a range of minor improvements proposed for Tasmania's environmental legislation. (6/9/2019)

New teaching resource about litter

EPA Tasmania has released a new resource for primary school teachers about litter. (12/8/2019)

EPA considers proposal for quarry upgrade, Kapai Ridge, Scottsdale

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Sustainable Timbers Tasmania to increase production at its existing quarry at Kapai Ridge, Scottsdale. (4/7/2019)

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