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2012 Derwent Report Card released

News Story - A report card looking at the health of the Derwent has found that the condition of the estuary declined in several areas during 2011-12. (18/12/2012)

Save your Christmas Cards and old Calendars for reuse in the New Year

Don’t throw out your Christmas cards and 2012 calendars – they are needed by the EPA Division for schools-based craft projects. (17/12/2012)

Have Your Say on Plastic Bag Ban

Tasmanians are being urged to have their say on a proposed ban on lightweight plastic shopping bags. (7/12/2012)

Environment Movember achievements

After a month of hard yakka, the combined efforts of the E-Mos (Rob Prestedge, Anthony Cook, Derek Walter, Alex Bell, and Yella) have raised more than for the Movember Foundation (final figure to be confirmed). (6/12/2012)

EPA Annual Report 2011 12

The EPA Annual Report 2011-12 was tabled in Parliament on 24 October 2012.

EPA Board considers proposal to expand Artec Woodchip Mill

Media Release - The Board of the Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposed expansion of an existing woodchip mill on Mobil Road at Bell Bay in the state’s north east. (26/10/2012)

Existing landfill site approved for safe disposal Asbestos Containing Material

A proposal to allow an existing landfill to accept Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) has been considered by the EPA Board. (26/10/2012)

Creative inspiration on Show

It’s show time in Hobart and one mother and daughter combination is eagerly waiting the judging of the Creative Crafts. (24/10/2012)

John Dobson tees off from Environment

After more than 49 years of continuous employment with the Tasmanian State Government one of the most recognised faces from the EPA Division has decided to power down his mobile phone and switch off from on-call duty. (17/10/2012)

Marine oil spill preparedness training on the East Coast

Training for a potential marine oil spill off the Tasmanian coastline is moving in a new and exciting direction, with a focus on delivering locality specific training in remote but vulnerable locations. (18/9/2012)

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