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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 has completed its review of how it assesses applications for, and makes decisions on, 4 types of approvals:
The Approvals review final report (publication 1521) confirms the reforms that EPA will be making.
These reforms will make EPA's approvals process and decisions significantly more timely, transparent and effective.
This review involved extensive stakeholder consultation. In November 2012 EPA released a draft report (publication 1501) for public comment.
The following non-confidential submissions were received:
Page last updated on 6 Jun 2014