Latest media releases and news

  1. EPA fines Visy Paper over Reservoir odour

    EPA has fined a paper recycling company more than $9,000 for failing to take action to stop odour from its Reservoir plant affecting people in nearby neighbourhoods. EPA Northern Metropolitan Regional...

  2. Use bird scarer guns appropriately

    Farmers and orchardists misusing scare guns to frighten birds away from their crops need to better understand the regulations governing their use, according to the EPA which often receives complaints...

  3. EPA Victoria applauds sustainability champions

    EPA Victoria today congratulated The Nature Conservancy Australia, winners of the Healthy Environment – Industry Leader category at the 2021 Premier’s Sustainability Awards.   ...

  4. Victorian regulators emphasise compliance across the building sector

    Four Victorian regulators will join forces next week to ensure construction and demolition operators across the state meet safety, environmental, building and plumbing compliance obligations. The...

  5. EPA serves Phoenix with Prohibition Notice

    A Coolaroo recycling facility has been told by EPA to stop accepting any type of combustible recyclable waste material. Phoenix Environmental Group Pty Ltd mainly accepts, handles, stores and...

  6. Broderick Rd clean up progressing well

    More than 70 per cent of the waste has now been removed from the illegal dump site at Broderick Rd, Lara.     Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) Broderick Road Clean Up...

  7. Tap into EPA's bigger air monitoring network and daily forecasts

    Attn: North East Region media EPA Victoria is approaching the bushfire season with its biggest ever network of air quality monitors across the state, twice daily forecasts on Twitter, and the AirWatch...

  8. Improved compliance reduces Ararat fire severity

    Barry Marx is a 20 year veteran of the recycling business. Marx Metal and Demolition is well known in the Ararat area of western Victoria and when it comes to scrap and recycle metal, Barry reckons he...

  9. EPA congratulates finalists in the Premier's Sustainability Awards

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA Victoria) congratulates the finalists of the 2021 Premier’s Sustainability Awards, announced by the Victorian Government today.     ...

  10. Crackdown on dodgy operators dumping asbestos-riddled soil

    EPA and Hume City Council are encouraging members of the public to report dumpers who unload piles of asbestos-contaminated soil in streets or on public land.    EPA Northern Metropolitan...

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