Report to EPA mobile app

Report to EPA is a free mobile app for reporting pollution in NSW to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA).

Availability

Report to EPA mobile app will be available in early 2013. You can find out more about how it works on this page.

How it works

Report to EPA allows you to quickly and easily report pollution incidents you observe. You can report:

  • smoky vehicles
  • litter from vehicles
  • noisy exhaust.

Whether you're on the road, cycling or walking, the app is at your fingertips so you can report pollution while on the go. Simply record the vehicle details, tell us where and when you saw it and we'll take care of the rest.

Reports are sent directly to the EPA; vehicle details are matched with a valid registration and the report is reviewed by an EPA compliance officer. If the report is determined as valid, the owner of the vehicle will be sent an advisory letter.

Safety first

It is unlawful for drivers to use a mobile phone to record this information unless the car is parked.

Your health and safety are always more important than reporting motor vehicle pollution. If you are driving, ask a passenger to record the details. If recording the required details affects your concentration or driving, wait until next time to make a report. If pollution is coming from a vehicle, it is only a matter of time before it is observed and reported by another member of the public, the police or an authorised officer.

Why report motor vehicle pollution?

The EPA is working to minimise community exposure to pollution from motor vehicles in NSW. Reports from members of the public like you to help ensure that vehicle owners are aware of the pollution they are causing and understand and comply with the regulations surrounding motor vehicle pollution.

Other types of reports will be included on future versions of the app.

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Page last updated: 25 June 2013