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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.
From EPA getting the call till the monitors have collected at least 45 minutes of data takes 24 hours or less.
* Air monitors are programmed to calculate average pollution levels over a one-hour period. This is so the data can be compared with relevant air quality standards. We need at least 45 minutes of data to be able to calculate a one-hour average.
** From the time EPA begins collecting air quality data, it can take up to 2.5 hours for the first data to appear publicly on the EPA AirWatch website. This is because:
Page last updated on 23 May 2017