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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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23/07/15: FIRST LOWER HUNTER DUST STUDY FINDINGS RELEASED TODAY

An EPA commissioned report outlining the interim results of a study into visible dust in the Lower Hunter has been released today. Concerns have been raised about the levels... 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.