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The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) was established in February 2012 as a statutory authority with an independent governing Board. This website contains information about environmental regulation and protection managed by the EPA.

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02/07/15: EPA Investigating incident at Clarence Colliery

An incident today at Centennial Coal’s, Clarence Colliery mine site near Lithgow has resulted in water and coal fines entering the Wollangambe River. The NSW Environment... more

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The EPA works with community groups to enable communities to engage with their industrial neighbours, the environmental regulator and key stakeholders on local environmental issues.