Healthy Environment, Healthy Community, Healthy Business

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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01/10/15: Three Central West residents fined for illegal dumping in Kinross State Forest

Two men and a woman from the Central West have been issued Penalty Notices of $250 and $750 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for public littering and failing... more

Community news

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.