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Announcing the 2019 Winner of the EPA Sustainability Award

The EPA congratulates Lion Dairy & Drinks of Lenah Valley on winning this year’s EPA Sustainability Award for its commitment to cleaner production, waste minimisation and environmental sustainability. (26/11/2019)

EPA considers proposal for a Recirculating Aquaculture System Hatchery at Hamilton

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Tassal Operations Pty Ltd for a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) Hatchery between Hamilton and Ouse in Central Highlands municipality. (15/11/2019)

EPA releases progress update on the Tasmanian PFAS Action Plan

The EPA has released a progress update on the Tasmanian Action Plan for PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) on behalf of the Government’s Interagency PFAS Steering Committee, which approved the update in August 2019. (13/11/2019)

EPA Annual Report 2018-19 now available

The EPA Annual Report 2018-19, which covers the activities of the EPA Board and Director, together with staff of EPA Tasmania (a Division of DPIPWE) over the last financial year, is now available to the public. (31/10/2019)

EPA releases updated Sewage Pumping Station Environmental Guidelines

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued new Sewage Pumping Station Environmental Guidelines under the State Policy on Water Quality Management 1997, replacing the previous 1999 Guidelines. (29/10/2019)

Report rubbish to keep Tasmania beautiful

A new online web application called Report Rubbish makes it easy to report litter and dumping via smartphone, tablet or computer. (1/10/2019)

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Published on: 21/03/2017 2:40 PM

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.