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Stop rubbishing our prime fishing spots

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined two men in separate incidents of dumping rubbish and littering at a popular fishing spot on the River Derwent between Bridgewater and New Norfolk, while a third person is under investigation. (24/12/2015)

EPA considers proposal for Sandstone Quarry at Sally Peak, Buckland

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed sandstone quarry at Buckland in the Glamorgan Spring Bay municipality. (21/12/2015)

Keeping tabs on Derwent River water quality

A new 12 month monitoring trial will keep tabs on the quality of the Derwent River’s fresh water – Hobart’s major drinking water supply. (11/12/2015)

EPA considers proposal for controlled waste treatment facility, Moonah

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a controlled waste treatment facility at 8 Birdwood Ave in Moonah, within the Municipality of Glenorchy. (10/12/2015)

Veolia wins 2015 EPA Sustainability Award

This year’s winner of the EPA Sustainability Award, Veolia was announced along with seven other Award winners at the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards Gala Presentation Dinner, held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor on Friday 27 November 2015. (1/12/2015)

Boaters fined for polluting the marina

News Story - Two Tasmanian recreational boaters have been fined for discharging diesel and liquid waste from their vessels in separate incidents at Kings Pier Marina in Hobart. (20/11/2015)

EPA considers proposal for tailings storage facility at Renison Bell

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of Bluestone Mine Tasmania's proposed tailings storage facility at the Renison Tin Mine at Renison Bell on the West Coast. (10/11/2015)

EPA Annual Report 2014 15

The latest Annual Report of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is now available for viewing. (6/11/2015)

Sustainable Living Festival, Saturday 31 October and Sunday 1 November, 10 am –

The annual Sustainable Living Festival is on this weekend, Saturday 31 October and Sunday 1 November, from 10 am to 4 pm at Princes Wharf 1, Hobart Waterfront, and the organisers have packed a full program over the two days. (29/10/2015)

Compliance agreement reached for decommissioning underground petroleum storage

News Story - The EPA reached a successful compliance agreement in September 2015 with the owner of a decommissioned underground petroleum storage system in the State’s north, by taking civil action through the Resource Management and Plann (30/9/2015)

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