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Environment Protection Authority

What's new in 2013

December

EPA annual report 2012-13

Now open - $125 million Waste Less, Recycle More Grants

EPA Air emissions in my community web tool launched

EPA stakeholder survey

New illegal dumping grants for charities and councils

November

Managing particles and improving air quality in NSW

Review of the Protection of the Environment Operations (Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme) Regulation 2002

Commencement of Illegal Waste Disposal Act 2013

October

Preparing and implementing pollution incident response management plans

NSW Local Government waste and Resource Recovery Data Report 2011-12

Waste levy suspended to help in NSW bushfire recovery

Draft waste avoidance and resource recovery strategy 2013-21 for comment

September

Consultation on environmental risk-based licensing and POEO Amendment

August

EPA takes action to reduce odour issues in Mulgrave and South Windsor

EPA Strategic Plan 2013-16 released

July

The NSW Government is currently remaking the IFOAs for the coastal regions of NSW

Consultation on draft Native Forest Bio-material Regulation 2013

New Private Native Forestry fact sheets released

Ask Environment Line: FAQs about environmental issues and reporting pollution

Compliance strategies for native forestry on private and public lands released

Recent changes to POEO Act regulation of large-scale wind farms

Recent changes to POEO Act regulation of coal seam gas

EPA compliance policy released

June

Proposed Contaminated Land Management Regulation 2013

March

Upper Hunter Air Particles Action Plan released

Independent expert report on re-use of excavated soil on Barangaroo

Draft Energy from Waste Policy Statement released for public consultation

Expert's report on odour in Western Sydney released

12-month review of the requirements for publishing pollution monitoring data

February

Waste Less, Recycle More: A 5-year $465.7 million initiative

January

NSW State of the Environment report 2012 released

Summary of Hunter Valley air quality results for 2012 released