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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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05/05/15: Results show low mercury concentrations in residential areas around Botany

Comprehensive environmental testing has found that the risk of mercury being present in soil and stormwater drains in the residential areas around Botany Industrial Park (BIP)... 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.