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Public comment invited on minor changes to State environmental legislation

Tasmanians are invited to have a say on the draft Environmental Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019, which contains a range of minor improvements proposed for Tasmania's environmental legislation. (6/9/2019)

New teaching resource about litter

EPA Tasmania has released a new resource for primary school teachers about litter. (12/8/2019)

EPA considers proposal for quarry upgrade, Kapai Ridge, Scottsdale

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Sustainable Timbers Tasmania to increase production at its existing quarry at Kapai Ridge, Scottsdale. (4/7/2019)

EPA considers proposal for Nabowla Quarry Expansion, Nabowla

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Nabowla Quarries Pty Ltd for the expansion of Nabowla Quarry, Nabowla in Dorset. (2/7/2019)

New Regulations for managing domestic smoke sources

The new Smoke Regulations 2019 took effect on 26 June 2019. The main objective of the new Regulations is to limit the smoke produced by heaters, fireplaces, outdoor cooking appliances and 'backyard burning' in and around urban areas. (26/6/2019)

EPA considers proposal to upgrade Tylers Quarry, Strathblane

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Huon Valley Council for an upgrade of Tylers Quarry, Strathblane in the Huon Valley municipality. (19/6/2019)

Nominations open for the 2019 EPA Sustainability Award

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is calling for nominations for this year's EPA Sustainability Award until entries close on Wednesday 14 August 2019. (17/6/2019)

EPA welcomes Airservices’ investigation report of PFAS at Launceston Airport

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has welcomed the release of Airservices Australia's Preliminary Site Investigation (PSI) of PFAS chemicals at Launceston Airport. (13/6/2019)

EPA considers proposal for West Mooreville Quarry, West Mooreville

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Wacks Crushing Pty Ltd for West Mooreville Quarry in Burnie municipality. (6/6/2019)

Review of research paper on the significance of atmospheric metal contamination from mining activity adjacent to the TWWHA

The recently published research paper by Schneider et. al. (2019) in The Science of the Total Environment reported high levels of metals in some lake sediments in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Reviews of the paper have been completed by EPA Tasmania and UTAS. (31/5/2019)

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