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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)

EPA fines Tasmanian veterinary hospital for illegal disposal of controlled surgery waste

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined a Tasmanian veterinary hospital a total of $4,890 for the incorrect disposal of a quantity of contaminated veterinary items (controlled waste), which escaped from inappropriate storage bins into a public place in January of this year. (1/5/2019)

EPA considers proposal for upgrade of quarry at Buckland

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Mr B McConnon to increase production at McConnon’s Quarry, Buckland Road, Buckland in Glamorgan Spring Bay municipality. (1/5/2019)

EPA considers proposal for silica processing factory upgrade, Wynyard

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Tasmanian Advanced Minerals to increase production at its existing silica processing facility at Stennings Road, Wynyard. (4/4/2019)

EPA considers proposal for sand extraction at Penna

Media Release - The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by R & P Morey for sand extraction at Flexmore Park, 716 Shark Point Road, Penna in the Sorell Council municipality. (3/4/2019)

Keep Australia Beautiful releases results of 2017-18 National Litter Index survey

Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB) National Association has published the results of its twelfth National Litter Index survey in its 2017-18 National Report, providing a more detailed report on the survey results for Tasmania. (18/3/2019)

Release of new teaching resource about paper waste

News Story - A resource for primary school teachers about paper waste was recently released​. (18/3/2019)

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