Latest media releases and news

  1. Collingwood service station operator fined

    A service station operator in Keele St, Collingwood who ignored notices from the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has been fined in Heidelberg Magistrates Court.   The company...

  2. EPA fines cheese maker

    EPA Victoria has fined Yering cheese maker Yarra Valley Dairy Pty Ltd more than $9,000 over a strong odour affecting neighbouring properties in the wine country of the Yarra Valley. The fine is for...

  3. Geelong area man on EPA dumping charges

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has laid two charges against a man living in the Geelong region under the Environment Protection Act , following a comprehensive investigation into the...

  4. Trouble brewing for popular coffee maker

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued a new remedial notice to UCC Coffee Australia (trading as Mocopan) over offensive odour and smoke from the Preston coffee roasting facility...

  5. EPA fines Poowong landholder over dairy effluent spill

    EPA Victoria has fined a Poowong landholder $1,817 over a spill of dairy effluent that flowed through a neighbouring property and into Pheasant Creek. EPA Gippsland Regional Manager Zac Dornom says...

  6. Bay beaches best and worst for 2021-22

    Most water quality forecasts for Port Phillip Bay beaches over summer were ‘Good’ to ‘Fair’, according to Environment Protection Authority Victoria’s (EPA) 2021–22...

  7. Lemon Springs project update

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) continues the work to clean up and remove waste and contaminated soil from the cleanup site in Lemon Springs in the state’s north west.   So...

  8. Cherry Creek pollution update

    The next stage of clean up works at Cherry Lake in Melbourne’s west is well underway, with EPA monitoring showing pollution levels have dropped significantly. Given these results, Melbourne...

  9. Developers also have role in managing construction waste

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) CEO Lee Miezis says responsibility for managing waste on construction sites does not only lie with the builder and that land developers also play a part...

  10. New EPA app tracks discarded face masks

    EPA Victoria’s Chief Environmental Scientist is appealing to all Victorians to be the eyes and ears of a scientific program to rid the streets of discarded face masks. The key to gathering the...

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