As the state's principal environmental regulator, the EPA is responsible for regulating a wide range of activities and monitoring compliance with legislation and statutory instruments covering air emissions, noise, waste, water quality, forestry, contaminated sites, dangerous goods, hazardous materials and pesticides.
This Compliance Policy summarises the EPA's general approach to compliance and enforcement. The policy explains how the EPA undertakes activities that achieve compliance and drive improved environmental performance. It guides EPA decision-making to ensure its compliance activities and actions are consistent, fair and credible.
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