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EPA considers proposal for upgrade at the Nichols Road Quarry in Nubeena

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd for upgrades to the existing level 2 quarry located at Nichols Road in Nubeena in Tasman Council municipality. (16/11/2020)

EPA releases framework to promote discharge of treated municipal wastewater to sustainable effluent reuse

Regulatory Framework for Sustainable Discharge of Treated Wastewater from Level 2 WWTPs. (16/11/2020)

Announcing the 2020 Winner of the EPA Sustainability Award

​Neville Smith Forest Products Pty Ltd of Mowbray has won this year’s EPA Sustainability Award. The award recognises their commitment to cleaner production, waste minimisation and energy efficiency. (4/11/2020)

EPA has published its Annual Report for 2019-20

The EPA has published its Annual Report for 2019-20, covering the work of the Board and Director, and the staff of EPA Tasmania (the Division of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment that supports the EPA). (15/10/2020)

EPA considers proposal for intensification and expansion of the Western Junction Quarry

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Mr DN Hughes for the intensification and expansion of the Western Junction Quarry in Northern Midlands Council municipality. (13/10/2020)

Magistrate Court fine issued to man for dumping used tyres in the bush

A man who was previously issued with an Environment Infringement Notice (EIN) by the EPA for dumping used tyres in private bushland near Nugent was fined an even larger amount in the Magistrates Court today. (14/9/2020)

EPA considers proposal for pig abattoir at Springfield near Scottsdale

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Ten Mile Entrerprises Pty Ltd for a pig abattoir at Springfield in Dorset municipality. (7/9/2020)

Comment sought on improved protocols for testing underground fuel tank leaks

The EPA is seeking comment on a new protocols for testing the integrity of underground fuel tanks to improve the accuracy and reliability of testing, and facilitate improved understanding of the test results. (4/9/2020)

NW Rubbish dumpers issued with Infringements

The EPA recently issued two Litter Infringement Notices under the Litter Act 2007 to two women caught separately for dumping rubbish in the bush in North West Tasmania. (3/9/2020)

EPA considers proposal for Males Sand Pit expansion, South Arm

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by GL & DH Males for the Males Sand Pit expansion at South Arm in the Clarence City Council municipality. (25/8/2020)

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Published on: 21/03/2017 2:40 PM

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.