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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.
The National Environment Protection Council made the National Environment Protection (Air Toxics) Measure in 2004. The monitoring investigation levels are the concentrations of an air toxic which, if exceeded, requires an appropriate form of further investigation and evaluation.
Annual: the annual average concentrations are the arithmetic mean concentrations of 24-hour monitoring results.
24 hours: monitoring over a 24-hour period is conducted from midnight to midnight.
ppb: parts per billion (for every billion litres of air there is one litre of the pollutant)
ng/m3: nanograms per cubic metre (1 billionth of a gram per cubic metre)
Page last updated on 23 Oct 2013