The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is an independent authority responsible for leading business and the community to improve their environmental performance and for managing waste to deliver a healthy environment. The EPA regulates and responds to activities that can impact on the health of the NSW environment and its people. Find out more about the role and functions of the EPA.
Contacts and advice for reporting pollution and incidents to help protect our environment
Public register of licences, notices, convictions, reviews, exemptions and approvals
Guidance and information for business on regulation and licensing
Encouraging waste avoidance and recovery to minimise harm to our environment
Guidelines and regulations for controlling noise pollution
Better reporting and management of pollution incidents by industry
How business can register and report hazardous materials and dangerous goods
Reducing exposure and minimising impacts on people, plants and animals
Preventing, investigating and cleaning up contaminated sites
Air quality data and controlling air pollution
Regulating the environmental and health impacts of CSG activities’
Regulating the environmental impact of native forestry on public and private land.