The Environment Protection Authority's purpose is to regulate developments and activities that may impact on environmental quality
and to promote best practice, sustainable environmental management. Its goals are clean air, clean water, clean land, acceptable noise levels
and sustainable use of resources.
The EPA regulates several hundred industrial and municipal activities of various types and sizes.
Noise regulations allow for noisy activities to be undertaken at reasonable times.
Policies and legislation underpin Tasmania's environmental management and pollution control systems.
Real-time air quality data for Tasmania from the BLANkET network of monitoring stations.
Tasmanians are being encouraged to 'Burn Brighter this Winter' to reduce wood smoke pollution.
The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Thurlow Metal Recycling for a metal recycling facility at 120 Cove Hill Road Bridgewater, in the Brighton municipality.
The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by Downer EDI Works for an Asphalt Plant at 59 Remount Road, Mowbray in Launceston.
The Environment Protection Authority has concluded its assessment of a proposal by D. N. Hughes for expansion of the mining lease boundary at Western Junction Quarry in the Northern Midlands Council municipality.
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.