Latest news and updates

  1. Application to convert waste to energy being considered by EPA

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is assessing a Works Approval application for the conversion of waste to energy at Dandenong South. The proposed waste-to-energy facility, to be...

  2. Tighter EPA licence for Warrnambool sewage

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has tightened the regulatory controls on Wannon Water’s Warrnambool Sewage Treatment Works. EPA Regional Manager for the South West, Carolyn...

  3. Kealba Landfill Update

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has deployed an Incident Air Quality Monitoring station near an operating landfill at Sunshine Ave, Kealba, after discussions with CFA and following a...

  4. Beach report back this summer

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is urging beach-goers to check the Beach Report forecasting service or sign up for its SMS service before hitting Port Phillip Bay’s beaches this...

  5. Hazelwood Mine fire opportunity to provide Victim Impact Statements

    In July of this year, a Supreme Court jury found each of Hazelwood Pacific Pty Ltd, Australian Power Partners B.V., Hazelwood Churchill Pty Ltd and National Power Australia Investments Ltd guilty of...

  6. Air quality alert for East Gippsland

    Air quality around East Gippsland has deteriorated due to smoke from nearby fires and is very poor.  Air quality monitoring updates are available at EPA AirWatch  What this means: • The...

  7. Thousands of cubic metres of material to leave Broderick Road illegal dump site from this week

    The Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is continuing to deliver on its commitment to clean up a large stockpile of waste left at Broderick Rd, Lara, as truckloads of contaminated soil...

  8. Ravenhall landfill operator fined

    Landfill Operations Pty Ltd., a subsidiary company of waste management firm Cleanaway has been fined $8,261 for breaching licence conditions at its Ravenhall site, Victoria’s largest kerbside...

  9. Coliban Water charged

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has laid 11 charges against Coliban Region Water Authority under the Environment Protection Act 1970 following a comprehensive investigation into the...

  10. EPA welcomes new Executive Director of Regulatory Capability, Engagement and Legal

    The Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) welcomes a new Executive Director of Regulatory Capability, Engagement and Legal, Mark Rossiter. EPA CEO Cathy Wilkinson said Mr Rossiter brings...