Latest media releases and news

  1. EPA fines power company over tighter rules

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined Hazelwood Power Partners for failing to meet tightened environmental regulations. EPA Regional Manager Jessica Bandiera says that while there...

  2. EPA announcement - Victoria's new Chief Environmental Scientist

    The Governing Board of Environment Protection Authority Victoria has appointed an internationally renowned expert on environmental contamination as Victoria’s new Chief Environmental Scientist...

  3. EPA fines Preston company for failing to brush up on dust

    EPA has fined a Preston company more than $8,000 over unresolved dust issues on an industrial site at Ravenhall, just a few streets away from the residential area of Deer Park. EPA Western...

  4. EPA CEO targets waste crime

    Newly appointed Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) CEO Lee Miezis said waste crime was one of his priorities for the north east of Victoria on his first visit to the region in his new...

  5. Lemon Springs update

    The first truckloads of waste materials have started rolling out of the illegal waste dump site at Lemon Springs in the state’s north west.   Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA...

  6. EPA inspection at Fish Creek leads to a fine

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined a farming company for setting up a dairy effluent pond in the bed of an existing waterway where it could overflow into Fish Creek. EPA...

  7. Smoking can be expensive, but littering can be worse

    A Ferntree Gully woman has been ordered to pay hundreds of dollars in costs after dropping a lit cigarette from a car at Boronia. Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) charged the woman...

  8. EPA fines Benalla company over explosion and monitoring plan

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined Benalla particle board manufacturer Monsbent Pty Ltd (trading as D&R Henderson) more than $16,000 over two offences, including one that...

  9. EPA statement - Environment Management Plan approved for Cleanaway site at Ravenhall.

    ATTRIBUTABLE TO AN EPA SPOKESPERSON Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has approved an Environment Management Plan (EMP) for Cleanaway’s Spoil Management and Reuse Facility. The...

  10. EPA lays charges for pollution, remedial notice and licence contravention offences

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has laid 12 charges against a company under the Environment Protection Act 1970 following a comprehensive investigation into a fire and e-waste...