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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)

EPA releases revised 2020 Guidelines for Biosolids Reuse

The EPA has released revised State Guidelines for the treatment and reuse of biosolids, publishing the Tasmanian Biosolids Reuse Guidelines, June 2020 on the EPA website and alerting key stakeholders of their recent availability. (30/7/2020)

EPA considers proposal for increased production at Lynchford rock processing facility

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Gaspersic Contracting Pty Ltd for increased production at its rock processing facility south of Lynchford in West Coast municipality. (21/7/2020)

EPA considers proposal for composting facility, Bridgewater

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by BG & JM Barwick Pty Ltd for a composting facility in Bridgewater, Brighton municipality. (30/6/2020)

EPA considers proposal for sand extractive pit at Tonganah, Dorset

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Boral Construction Materials Ltd for the Tonganah Sand Extractive Pit at Tonganah in Dorset municipality. (30/6/2020)

Burn Brightly and Reduce Smoke Pollution

EPA Tasmania and Public Health Services are encouraging residents to use their wood heaters responsibly to minimise smoke emissions. (25/5/2020)

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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.