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EPA releases regulatory information for Ocean Monarch oil rig

News Story - The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is managing the environmental regulation of the Ocean Monarch oil rig while it is being moored temporarily in Ralphs Bay, River Derwent, Hobart for care and maintenance. (12/12/2018)

EPA considers proposal for a finfish broodstock facility, Bagdad

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Tasmanian Eel Exporters Pty Ltd for a finfish broodstock facility in Southern Midlands municipality. (6/12/2018)

Winner of the EPA Sustainability Award 2018

The EPA congratulates Clean Rivers and Fert$mart Partners of Port Sorell who won this year’s EPA Sustainability Award for their achievements in protecting and improving water quality on dairy farms around the State. (30/11/2018)

EPA considers proposal for Port Latta Wind Farm in NW Tasmania

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Nekon Pty Ltd for the Port Latta Wind Farm in Circular Head Council. (20/11/2018)

EPA Annual Report 2017-18 now available

The EPA Annual Report 2017-18 covers the work of the EPA Board and Director, and the activities undertaken by staff of EPA Tasmania (a Division of DPIPWE) during the last financial year. It is now available to the public here. (23/10/2018)

EPA welcomes Airservices Australia preliminary investigation report of PFAS at Hobart Airport

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has welcomed the release of Airservices Australia’s Preliminary Site Investigation of per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (commonly known as PFAS) at and around Hobart Airport. (19/10/2018)

A teaching resource for primary schools developed by EPA Tasmania on plastic waste

EPA Tasmania has recently developed a teaching resource on the very topical issue of plastic waste. (19/9/2018)

EPA considers proposed relocation of oil recycling facility, Launceston

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Gourmet Oil (Australia) Pty Ltd, trading as Hagen Oil, to relocate its existing oil recycling facility from Murphy Street to Venture Court, Invermay, Launceston. (18/9/2018)

Anti-littering workshops a hit at the Festival of Bright Ideas

EPA Tasmania celebrated National Science Week by hosting litter workshops in conjunction with Keep Australia Beautiful at the Festival of Bright Ideas in Hobart last week. (21/8/2018)

EPA issues Environmental Licence for Norfolk Bay salmon farm

Media Release - The Director of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Mr Wes Ford today granted an Environmental Licence to Huon Aquaculture to establish a short-term harvest facility on its marine farm lease in Norfolk Bay. (17/8/2018)

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