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EPA considers proposal for silica processing factory upgrade, Wynyard

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Tasmanian Advanced Minerals to increase production at its existing silica processing facility at Stennings Road, Wynyard. (4/4/2019)

EPA considers proposal for sand extraction at Penna

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by R & P Morey for sand extraction at Flexmore Park, 716 Shark Pont Road, Penna in the Sorell Council municipality. (3/4/2019)

Keep Australia Beautiful releases results of 2017-18 National Litter Index survey

Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB) National Association has published the results of its twelfth National Litter Index survey in its 2017-18 National Report, providing a more detailed report on the survey results for Tasmania. (18/3/2019)

Release of new teaching resource about paper waste

News Story - A resource for primary school teachers about paper waste was recently released​. (18/3/2019)

EPA considers proposal for a sand quarry and materials handling, Tonganah

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Fulton Hogan Industries Pty Ltd (trading as Venarchie Pty Ltd) for a sand extractive pit and materials handling facility at Goanna Road, Tonganah, in the Dorset municipality. (13/3/2019)

EPA considers proposal for wood processing and woodchip mill at Bell Bay

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Patriarch and Sons for a wood processing works in the form of a veneer and plywood mill, and a woodchip mill at an existing industrial site at 17 Bell Bay Road, Bell Bay in the George Town municipality. (12/3/2019)

EPA considers proposal for Hellyer Tailings Storage Facility in North West Tasmania

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Hellyer Gold Mines Pty Ltd for the construction and operation of a tailings storage facility at Hellyer Mine in Waratah Wynyard municipality. (12/3/2019)

EPA considers proposal for wetlands leachate treatment system trial, Copping Landfill

News Story - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Southern Waste Solutions to construct and operate a wetlands leachate treatment system trial at Copping Landfill in the Sorell municipality. (18/2/2019)

EPA regulated premises information available on ListMap

News Story - Information provided by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) governing the environmental regulation of industrial and contaminated sites across the State is now available to the public via ListMap. (16/1/2019)

EPA receives visual inspection report of Ocean Monarch oil rig

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has received the visual inspection report of the Ocean Monarch mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU), indicating that the rig is unlikely to pose an immediate marine biosecurity risk in the River Derwent. (10/1/2019)

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