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Further local government consultation under new Environment Protection Act announced

The EPA has announced it will further engage with local government during the 12-month postponement of the new Environment Protection Act to determine local government powers under the Act and Regulations.

Three new toolkits on local government powers, relating to noise, onsite wastewater management systems and administration, and an updated toolkit for litter and waste enforcement, are also under development.

Read more about local government powers under the New Environment Protection act.