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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 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 works to ensure the environment and community are protected from potential harmful impacts resulting from soil, air, water and noise pollution, including during major infrastructure projects across Victoria.
Current major projects EPA is involved with:
EPA’s primary role in these projects is to advise proponents on steps they should take to minimise or eliminate impacts on community and the environment. This includes providing advice on guidelines and standards for soil, groundwater and air quality management, as well as other environmental considerations such as construction noise and waste management.
Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Project will see the removal over eight years of 50 congested level crossings across Melbourne, nominated by the Victorian Government.
The Metro Tunnel project will allow more trains to run through the city without accessing the City Loop by moving two lines to their own tunnel through the CBD.
The West Gate Tunnel project is a major road, tunnel and bridge project currently undertaking an environment effects statement (EES) assessment process.
Page last updated on 12 Apr 2017