Latest EPA media releases

  • Final notice issued to Newcrest Cadia mine

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued Newcrest’s Cadia Holdings Pty Ltd mine in Central West NSW a final pollution Prevention Notice regarding the management of emissions of dust and other air pollutants.

  • Newcrest Cadia mine under investigation

    Newcrest’s Cadia Holdings Pty Ltd mine in Central West NSW has been issued with a draft pollution Prevention Notice and a draft licence variation regarding the management of emissions of dust and other pollutants as part of a new investigation commenced by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA).

  • EPA officers in southwest NSW to discuss pesticide use

    Farmers and pesticide users in Carrathool, Griffith, Murrumbidgee and Leeton this week may receive a  visit from the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) as part of a targeted education and compliance campaign aimed at proper pesticide use.

  • EPA issues tougher licence for Metropolitan Collieries

    Metropolitan Collieries has been ordered to overhaul their operations after the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) revised the mine’s licence imposing a suite of strict operating conditions. 

  • Builders urged to contain site litter and construction waste

    With the construction industry generating more than 12 million tonnes of waste per annum, this year’s Get the Site Right campaign is reminding builders and developers that they have a critical role to play in reducing environmental impacts on waterways in NSW.

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  • Beat plastic pollution in NSW

    Since plastic was introduced 70 years ago, it has become part of our everyday life. While plastic is a versatile material that can play an important role in some products, we know that unnecessary or problematic plastic items can have disastrous impacts on our environment and wildlife.

  • Message from the CEO

    Welcome to the May edition of EPA Connect. We are playing an ongoing role in investigating and monitoring the fish deaths event at Menindee and over the past months we have been progressing work through our Climate Change Action Plan and the EPA's key focus on plastics waste.

  • Get involved

    Check out the latest in grants, consultations and resources

  • Regulatory Action

    Regulatory and compliance incentives and action

  • Campaign targets safe use of pesticides

    The EPA is engaging with peak industry bodies, landholders and agronomists to better understand the impacts, challenges and factors leading to an increase in pesticide spray drift events.