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EPA develops and reviews environmental policies and Regulations. We do this with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP).
Our current work includes:
- reviewing our environment protection policies for noise
- reviewing our recycled water guidelines
- reviewing urban stormwater best practice environmental management guidelines
- subordinate legislation reform to support the new environment protection laws in 2020.
Subordinate legislation means a legal instrument made to support an Act. It can include Regulations, legislative instruments and compliance codes.
This work will help deliver modern, streamlined and accessible environmental standards. It will reflect the best available science, knowledge and evidence. We’ll consult with our stakeholders and the Victorian community to help shape our revised policies.
Setting and reviewing standards
Scheduled Premises Regulations review
Scheduled Premises Regulations review discussion paper (2015)
Environmental standards reform
State Environment Protection Policy (Waters) review
Review of the noise State Environment Protection Policies
Review of Residential Noise Regulations
Waste management policies for landfills and e–waste management
Variation to the Waste Management Policy (Solid Fuel Heating): response to comments
VCEC review of policy impact assessments
Changes to waste Regulations – beneficial reuse and waste codes
Amending Industrial Waste Resource Regulation 26(3)(b)
Waste tyre storage RIS
Review of the Vehicle Emissions Regulations
Statutory policy review 2012