tyre export ban

New laws for waste tyres

As the waste tyre industry faces new export bans and government regulations, Environment Protection Authority Victoria says it’s important to develop industry understanding. Read more

illegal waste

Illegal waste crackdown

EPA and Hume City Council are encouraging members of the public to report illegal waste dumpers who unload piles of asbestos-contaminated soil in streets or on public land.

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sewer

Upgrade plan for Barwon Water plant

Barwon Region Water Corporation has applied to Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) for a development licence to upgrade its treatment plant at Colac.

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New rules for VIC EPA announced

Some waste handling businesses will require a licence, permit or registration for the first time with the Environmental Protection Act to start on 1 July.

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EPA VIC steps up fire risk enforcement

EPA Victoria is intensifying its enforcement campaign at recycling sites, with inspection teams applying a zero-tolerance approach that has already cut the size and impact of recycling fires in Melbourne.

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