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A notice recipient can apply to EPA to amend the following types of remedial notices:
Applications can be made to:
Generally, we only make amendments to requirements when the notice recipient can demonstrate that all efforts to comply with the notice requirements have been made and either one of the following is true:
For an application to be considered, the notice recipient must provide adequate justification to support the case for any amendment.
To apply for an amendment of a remedial notice, download the application form, fill it out and return the completed form to the manager of the EPA office listed on the notice (for example, ‘Manager EPA Victoria North East Region’).
An application for an amendment must be received by EPA at least:
Note that we will not amend MWPAN requirements with immediate or extremely urgent deadlines.
EPA will review the application and respond within five working days of receiving it.
Refer to EPA’s Remedial notices policy (publication 1418) for further information on the process for amending remedial notices.
Page last updated on 25 Jan 2018