Latest news and updates

  1. Visit EPA at Farm World

    Farm World is one of Victoria’s premier agricultural shows and, with new environmental legislation coming into force on 1 July this year, Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is...

  2. Landfill leachate ponds up for public comment

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is inviting the community and other stakeholders to have their say on a plan to construct two new leachate ponds at Melbourne Regional Landfill at...

  3. EPA tackles final stockpile at Broderick Rd dump site

    Works have started on removing the final stockpile of waste on the dump site at Broderick Rd, Lara.  Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) Broderick Road Clean Up Project Manager...

  4. Bay beaches best and worst

    Port Philip Bay beaches farthest from the Melbourne population centres performed the best over summer, according to Environment Protection Authority Victoria’s (EPA) 2020–21 summer Beach...

  5. EPA steps up the attack on recycling fires

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is intensifying its enforcement campaign at recycling industry sites, with inspection teams applying a zero-tolerance approach that has already cut the...

  6. Saturday night cigarettes cost man $200 each

    The Melbourne Magistrates’ Court has fined a Dandenong North man $200 for each of two cigarettes he dropped in the street. Walimuni Dewage Karunathilake pleaded guilty to two charges of...

  7. EPA finalises power station licence review

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has completed its licence review of Victoria’s three brown coal fire stations: Yallourn, Loy Yang A and Loy Yang B. The new conditions aim to...

  8. EPA approves Environment Management Plan for Bulla site

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has approved an Environment Management Plan (EMP) for Hi-Quality in Bulla as part of its application to receive tunnel boring machine spoil from the...

  9. UPDATED: EPA deploys mobile air quality monitoring to Cheltenham fire

    Cheltenham fire update: Emergency services have deemed the fire is now under control. You may smell or see localised pockets of smoke, but our monitoring indicates that air quality in the area is good...

  10. EPA charges lead to $150k rehabilitation project by Coliban Water

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has successfully argued in a Kyneton Magistrates’ Court today (2 March) that Coliban Water must make a significant contribution to rehabilitating...