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EPA requires visual inspection of Ocean Monarch oil rig

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has been advised by the owners of Ocean Monarch mobile offshore drilling rig (MODU) that the company will now undertake a visual inspection of the hull of the MODU as required by the EPA. (20/12/2018)

EPA update on environmental regulation for Ocean Monarch oil rig

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is following up concerns raised about the biosecurity risk posed by Ocean Monarch oil rig during its temporary mooring in the River Derwent. (18/12/2018)

EPA issues fines for illegal tyre dumping in southern Tasmania

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued two infringements over the past two months for the illegal disposal of used tyres, involving two Tasmanian tyre retailers in southern Tasmania. (18/12/2018)

EPA releases regulatory information for Ocean Monarch oil rig

News Story - The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is managing the environmental regulation of the Ocean Monarch oil rig while it is being moored temporarily in Ralphs Bay, River Derwent, Hobart for care and maintenance. (12/12/2018)

EPA considers proposal for a finfish broodstock facility, Bagdad

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Tasmanian Eel Exporters Pty Ltd for a finfish broodstock facility in Southern Midlands municipality. (6/12/2018)

Winner of the EPA Sustainability Award 2018

The EPA congratulates Clean Rivers and Fert$mart Partners of Port Sorell who won this year’s EPA Sustainability Award for their achievements in protecting and improving water quality on dairy farms around the State. (30/11/2018)

EPA considers proposal for Port Latta Wind Farm in NW Tasmania

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Nekon Pty Ltd for the Port Latta Wind Farm in Circular Head Council. (20/11/2018)

EPA Annual Report 2017-18 now available

The EPA Annual Report 2017-18 covers the work of the EPA Board and Director, and the activities undertaken by staff of EPA Tasmania (a Division of DPIPWE) during the last financial year. It is now available to the public here. (23/10/2018)

EPA welcomes Airservices Australia preliminary investigation report of PFAS at Hobart Airport

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has welcomed the release of Airservices Australia’s Preliminary Site Investigation of per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (commonly known as PFAS) at and around Hobart Airport. (19/10/2018)

A teaching resource for primary schools developed by EPA Tasmania on plastic waste

EPA Tasmania has recently developed a teaching resource on the very topical issue of plastic waste. (19/9/2018)

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