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Air quality is important to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians. Most air pollution comes from industry, motor vehicles and domestic wood burning.
EPA plays a role in protecting the community from noise pollution.
Human health and wellbeing relies on the quality of our environment every day.
Many industrial activities require works approvals and licences from EPA.
EPA helps protect Victorians’ health from potential environmental hazards.
EPA works to protect Victoria from pollution during major infrastructure projects.
EPA periodically reviews environmental policy and regulation.
Guidance for business and industry, including licensing, works approvals and planning.
Information about the fees and charges levied by EPA.
EPA’s organisational strategy sets out five goals and how we'll work with Victorians to achieve them.
EPA welcomes the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into EPA.
EPA works with the community, businesses and other organisations to protect the environment.
EPA recognises staff who are leaders in the areas of air quality, inland water, marine water, waste, landfill, land and groundwater, and odour.
The process to submit complaints about the conduct of an EPA authorised officer.
In order to achieve carbon neutrality EPA purchases carbon offsets to an amount that results in zero net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. EPA’s selection of carbon offsets is guided by the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS) (Department of Environment and Energy), specifically Appendix A. Only eligible offsets outlined in the NCOS are purchased and retired in fulfilment of EPA’s carbon neutrality commitment. Criteria includes:
In addition to the above criteria EPA also considers the value for money of potential offsets.
EPA undertakes initiatives to directly reduce its GHG emissions. Initiatives that directly reduce emissions sources in EPA’s inventory are automatically reflected in activity data. EPA achieves emissions reductions through annual reduction targets supported by initiatives to improve operational efficiency, and business and employee behaviors.
Page last updated on 24 Aug 2017