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

EPA considers proposal for Infrastructure upgrade to East Arm Quarry, Hillwood

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal East Arm Resources Pty Ltd for Infrastructure upgrade to East Arm Quarry, Hillwood in George Town municipality. (2/12/2022)

EPA walks for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

EPA staff joined their Tasmanian Government colleagues at the Walk for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. (29/11/2022)

EPA Board considers proposal for upgrade to in-vessel composting at the Dulverton Organics Recycling Facility

The Board of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Dulverton Waste Management for an upgrade to its composting facility at Railton in the Latrobe municipality to an in-vessel composting facility, the first of its kind in Tasmania. (21/11/2022)

Have your say on draft decisions to manage chemicals

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is seeking feedback on proposed regulatory scheduling decisions for managing eight chemicals under the Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management Standard (IChEMS). (9/11/2022)

Updated EPA Compliance and Enforcement Policy 2022

The EPA has recently completed an internal review of its compliance and enforcement framework to support transition to stronger, contemporary compliance and enforcement arrangements. (3/11/2022)

Women's Health Tasmania wins the EPA Sustainability Award

Women’s Health Tasmania has won the prestigious Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Sustainability Award at the 2022 Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards. (31/10/2022)

EPA Annual Report 2021-22

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is pleased to publish its Annual Report for 2021-22. (25/10/2022)

EPA releases reports on per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

The EPA has today released two reports in relation to monitoring of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Tasmania. (24/10/2022)

EPA considers proposal for Meander Shale Quarry Expansion, Meander

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by GR & AM Whiteley for expansion of Meander Shale Quarry, off Reiffers Road, Meander. (7/10/2022)

EPA considers proposal for Inert Landfill, Coach Road, Scamander

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Break O’ Day Council for an inert Landfill in Scamander. (7/10/2022)

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