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Latest EPA Media Releases

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  • Community news updates

    Find community updates on issues currently being managed by the EPA.

  • Draft revised Energy from Waste Policy Statement now open for public comment

    A draft revised Energy from Waste Policy Statement, that proposes tightened restrictions on air emission limits in line with recommendations by the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, is now on public exhibition until the end of April.

  • From the CEO

    Welcome to the latest edition of EPA Connect. The work of the EPA hasn’t stopped over the past few months during COVID-19, quite the opposite in fact and I’m grateful to our staff who continue to safely work with our stakeholders, undertake site visits and inspections, and respond to incidents.

  • PFAS firefighting foam to be banned in NSW

    The NSW Government has banned PFAS firefighting foam except in catastrophic circumstances or where there are special circumstances.

  • EPA council and licensee forums 2021

    The EPA's Roadshow for councils and licensees has kicked off with successful forums already held at a number of locations across NSW including Lithgow, Coffs Harbour, Tamworth, Wollongong and Sydney.

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