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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.
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 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.
EPA tackles sustainable transport in many ways, ranging from how we manage and use our vehicle fleet to sustainable staff commuting and end-of-trip facilities at each of our offices.
Since 2005-06, EPA has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions associated with fleet vehicles by 55% mainly due to the transition to lower emission vehicles and hybrid vehicles of which make up 19% of EPA's current fleet.
In 2012-13, the percentage of EPA staff across all offices regularly using public transport, cycling or walking to and from work has increased from 66% in 2011-12 to 70%.
Since 2006 many measures have been taken across EPA sites to reduce the environmental impact from the way we use transport including:
As well as maintaining sustainable transport education and facilities for staff, EPA will continue to investigate the suitability of electric vehicles and lower emission vehicles for our fleet. We will also continue to improve video conferencing facilities.
Page last updated on 6 Mar 2014