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Air quality is important to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians. Most air pollution comes from industry, motor vehicles and domestic wood burning.
EPA plays a role in protecting the community from noise pollution.
Human health and wellbeing relies on the quality of our environment every day.
Our reporting system lets you dob in litterers in cars.
Many industrial activities require works approvals and licences from EPA.
EPA helps protect Victorians’ health from potential environmental hazards.
EPA works to protect Victoria from pollution during major infrastructure projects.
EPA periodically reviews environmental policy and regulation.
Guidance for business and industry, including licensing, works approvals and planning.
Information about the fees and charges levied by EPA.
EPA’s organisational strategy sets out five goals and how we'll work with Victorians to achieve them.
EPA welcomes the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into EPA.
EPA works with the community, businesses and other organisations to protect the environment.
EPA recognises staff who are leaders in the areas of air quality, inland water, marine water, waste, landfill, land and groundwater, and odour.
The process to submit complaints about the conduct of an EPA authorised officer.
Materials stored and handled incorrectly can be released into the environment. This can contaminate land, pollute waterways and groundwater. It may also create dust emissions which can harm people, plants, animals and ecosystems.
Prevention of solid material spills can save valuable material, produces less waste and saves money.
EPA’s Solid storage and handling guideline (publication 1730) has been published to help businesses with practical controls to prevent spills, or be incorrectly released into the environment.
The guidance includes information on:
Also see the waste guidance page.
Page last updated on 10 Jul 2019