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  • Setting and reviewing standards EPA and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) develop and review environmental policy and regulation. Current work Waste management policies for landfills and e–waste management Acknowledging the risks and opportunities associated with electrical and electronic waste or ‘e–waste’, the Victorian Government has committed to banning e–waste from landfill in Victoria. We are now seeking views from the community and industry on the proposed ... Last updated on 19 Oct 2017
  • Amending Industrial Waste Resource Regulation 26(3)(b) On 20 December 2016, the Governor in Council approved the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Amendment (Performance Standard) Interim Regulations 2016. These Interim Regulations, recommended by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), change the requirements for approval of the conditions under which non-liquid prescribed industrial waste (PIW) may be transported for destruction or deposit. Specifically, the Interim Regulations amend Industrial... Last updated on 11 Apr 2017
  • Changes to waste Regulations – beneficial reuse and waste codes On this page: Summary of amendments to the Regulations Public consultation on the Regulations Comments received and EPA’s responses The Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009 (the Regulations; Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents) guide the sustainable management of prescribed industrial waste (PIW) in Victoria. On 22 November 2016 regulatory amendments were made by the Governor in Council as the Environment Protection ... Last updated on 31 Jul 2017
  • VCEC review of policy impact assessments EPA and the Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission (VCEC) have agreed that VCEC formally review policy impact assessments (PIAs) prepared by the EPA for state environment protection policies and waste management policies. VCEC will assess PIA adequacy against the requirements of section 18C(1) of the Environment Protection Act 1970 and the appropriate sections of the Victorian guide to regulation (PDF 1MB, Department of Treasury and Finance). Read EPA’s letter requesti... Last updated on 11 Apr 2017
  • Statutory policy review 2012 EPA and the Department of Environment and Primary industries (DEPI) completed the joint review of the framework for statutory policies – State environment protection policies (SEPPs) and waste management policies (WMPs) – in 2013. The review examined the statutory policy framework including its function, structure, content, effectiveness and management. The Final report (publication 1498) and Summary (publication 1463) can be accessed via the links. The review ... Last updated on 11 Apr 2017
  • Review of the Vehicle Emissions Regulations Why do we need Regulations? Review of the Regulations Regulatory impact statement and proposed Regulations Submissions on the regulatory impact statement Why do we need Regulations? Air emissions from petrol vapours and in-service motor vehicles (vehicles on the road, as opposed to unsold new vehicles) significantly contribute to air pollution. This can contribute to poor health (adversely affecting acute and chronic health conditions) and the loss of amenity (fo... Last updated on 11 Apr 2017
  • Waste tyre storage RIS On 17 September 2014, EPA released the Storage of waste tyres – regulatory impact statement (RIS; publication 1576) and proposed Regulations for public comment. The public exhibition period closed on 31 October 2014. More information on waste tyres The preferred option of the RIS was to require premises in Victoria that store more than 40 tonnes or 5000 equivalent passenger units (EPU) of whole waste tyres to obtain works approvals and licences from EPA. The main ... Last updated on 11 Apr 2017
  • Environmental standards reform Statutory policies are subordinate legislation made under the Environment Protection Act 1970. These policies must be reviewed every ten years. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and EPA Victoria have launched a program of statutory policy reviews, which will be rolled out over the coming years. These reviews will implement the recommendations of the Statutory Policy Review by delivering modern, streamlined and accessible environmental standards that ... Last updated on 29 Sep 2015
  • Scheduled Premises Regulations review Following an extensive review process, the Environment Protection (Scheduled Premises) Regulations 2017 (Scheduled Premises Regulations 2017) were made on 14 June 2017 and commenced on 25 June 2017. They have replaced the Environment Protection (Scheduled Premises and Exemptions) Regulations 2007 (the 2007 Regulations). These Regulations define which types of premises in Victoria are ‘scheduled premises’. Occupiers of these sites are required to obtain an Enviro... Last updated on 8 Dec 2017
  • Review of the Industrial Waste Resource Regulations On this page: What are the Regulations? The review of the Regulations What has been done so far? How to be involved What are the Regulations? EPA is reviewing the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009 (the Regulations) to minimise impacts of industrial waste on human health and the environment. The Regulations are an important part of Victoria’s regulatory framework for environmental protection. The Regulations categorise industr... Last updated on 29 Nov 2017

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