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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)

Teaching Resource on Plastic Waste

​​EPA Tasmania have just released a teaching resource to enable students to investigate the role of plastic in our society, the effect of plastic waste (especially in the ocean) and how students can reduce, re-use and recycle plastic. (16/8/2018)

EPA considers proposal for BioMar Pty Ltd, Wesley Vale

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by BioMar Pty Ltd for an aquacultural feed mill in the Latrobe municipality. (15/8/2018)

Anti-littering workshops at the Festival of Bright Ideas

EPA Tasmania in conjunction with Keep Australia Beautiful is conducting workshops at the Festival of Bright Ideas at Princes Wharf in National Science Week regarding the issue of litter. (15/8/2018)

EPA Board managing ethical risks

The Board of the Environment Protection Authority recently worked through an education package launched by the Integrity Commission on managing ethical risks. (30/7/2018)

EPA considers proposal for Far West Deposit at Temma

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Tasmanian Advance Minerals Pty Ltd (TAM) for an additional silica extraction area on an existing mining lease at Blackwater Road, Temma. (30/7/2018)

EPA considers proposal for intensification of Barren Hill Quarry, Nook Road, Nook

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Ore Super Pty Ltd and MDG Contracting Group Pty Ltd for intensification of Barren Hill Quarry (DA 2017/92), Nook Road, Nook, in Kentish Council. (18/7/2018)

A new report on a model Container Recovery Scheme released

News Story - A new report on a model Container Recovery Scheme (CRS) for Tasmania has just been released. The report was prepared for the Tasmanian Government by Marsden Jacob Associates. (17/7/2018)

Macquarie Harbour lease to reopen

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority Director, Mr Wes Ford, has approved the Joint Venture between Tassal and Petuna Aquaculture to undertake partial and limited stocking of the Franklin marine farming lease (MF266) in Macquarie Harbour from July 2018 until May 2019. (17/7/2018)

Draft Smoke Regulations 2018 released for public comment

Submissions are invited on the fradt Environmental Management and Pollution Contol (Smoke) Regulations 2018. (11/7/2018)

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