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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Items of interest, news and media releases from the Environment Protection Authority.

Have your say on the draft PFAS National Environmental Management Plan 3.0

The Tasmanian community is invited to have their say on the draft PFAS National Environmental Management Plan 3.0 (PFAS NEMP 3.0). (23/9/2022)

EPA Director makes new Determination for Macquarie Harbour

From today a more accountable system and preferred regulatory tool for limiting the production of finfish in Macquarie Harbour will be in place. (31/8/2022)

EPA considers proposal for two 'Reef Builder' artificial reefs at Dixons Beach and Helliwells Point, Southeast Tasmania

The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by NRM South for two ‘Reef Builder’ artificial reefs at Dixons Beach and Helliwells Point, in the Derwent Estuary and D'Entrecasteaux Channel. (25/8/2022)

EPA considers proposal for McConnon's Quarry - Change to Processing Capacity, Buckland

The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by B.C. McConnon & J.L. McConnon for McConnon’s Quarry - Change to Processing Capacity, at Buckland in Glamorgan Spring Bay. (19/8/2022)

EPA welcomes decision on Monson Logistics

The Environment Protection Authority welcomes the guilty plea and sentencing today in relation to an incident which occurred in November 2019 where pollution caused by Monson Logistics led to fish deaths in Cooee Creek. (18/8/2022)

Nominations deadline extended for 2022 EPA Sustainability Award

The Environment Protection Authority is calling for nominations for this year’s EPA Sustainability Award and the deadline has been extended to midnight, Sunday 21 August 2022. (17/8/2022)

Marine Incident at the Port of Devonport - Final Update

The salvage operation has now been completed and the EPA Incident Management Team stood down. (17/8/2022)

EPA considers proposal for Zeehan Zinc Project Stage 2

The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Tartana Resources Limited for the Zeehan Zinc Project (Stage 2) in the West Coast Council area. (11/8/2022)

EPA considers proposal for intensification of Kryden Quarry, Meander

The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Wayne Johnston for the intensification of Kryden Quarry in Meander Valley. (9/8/2022)

EPA welcomes IMAS report on environmental impacts in Port Arthur

​​​​​​​​The Environment Protection Authority has received the final report, Rap​​id visual assessment of rocky reef assemblages in Port Arthur, February 2022 from the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS). (4/8/2022)

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