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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.
We have been conducting odour surveillance in the Brooklyn Industrial Precinct since 2008, and monitoring for small airborne particulate matter (which includes dust) since 2009.
We work hard to address the fact that air quality in the area does not meet Australia's national air quality standards. The levels of PM10 (particles less than 10 micrometres in size) regularly exceeds the standard set by the National Environment Protection (Ambient Air Quality) Measure.
Live data on EPA AirWatch comes directly from our air monitoring stations using several types of monitoring equipment and methods. This live data is preliminary and is manually quality assured (validated) according to set criteria at a later date. Validating the data accounts for instrument errors, power interruptions and other technical issues. Any historical data supplied can include both live and quality assured data.
Air monitoring results are updated hourly on EPA Airwatch.
We attend the Brooklyn Community Representative Group (BCRG) meetings and open house events, and copies of our more detailed presentations are available on their website.
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Page last updated on 18 Jul 2019