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NT EPA recommends approval of the Chandler Facility

11 Dec 2017

The NT EPA has recommended approval to construct and operate the Chandler Facility.

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Department of Defence PFAS Community Walk-in Sessions

23 Nov 2017

Department of Defence Community Walk-in Sessions are being held in Katherine and Darwin.

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Open for Comment Draft EIS for Lee Point

17 Nov 2017

The Draft EIS for Lee Point Master Planned Urban Development is Open for Public Comment

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Successful Prosecution for Environmental Harm

13 Nov 2017

NT EPA welcomed the decision by the Darwin Local Court for several offences under the Waste Management and Pollution Control Act.

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Open for Comment Ammaroo Phosphate Project

27 Oct 2017

The draft EIS for Ammaroo Phosphate Project is now open for public comment.

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Sulfur Dioxide Emission from McArthur River Mine

23 Oct 2017

NT EPA Right of reply to The Australian news article on McArthur River Mine

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Open for Comment - Draft Terms of Reference for Roper Valley Iron Ore Project

20 Oct 2017

The draft Terms of Reference for the Roper Valley Iron Ore Project are now open for public comment. Comments close Friday 3 November 2017

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What the blooming heck is that?

05 Oct 2017

When blue-green algae blooms it can be a cause for concern and is often reported to the NT EPA as an oily, frothy or jelly-like slick along beaches or in the water.

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Department of Defence PFAS Community Walk-in Sessions

26 Sep 2017

The Department of Defence are holding community walk-in sessions to discuss the PFAS environmental investigation.

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Media Release: PFAS National Environmental Management Plan

01 Sep 2017

Territorians are being invited to submit questions about a draft per-and poly-fluoralkyl substances (PFAS) National Environmental Management Plan that has been released for public comment.

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Expressions of Interest sought for the NT EPA

18 Aug 2017

Expressions of Interest are being sought to join the NT EPA board.

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PFAS National Environmental Management Plan

11 Aug 2017

The PFAS National Environmental Management Plan (NEMP) consultation paper is now open for public comment. The PFAS NEMP seeks to build a nationally collaborative approach and implementation.

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Open for Comment - draft Terms of Reference for Jervois Base Metal Project

14 Jul 2017

The draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the the Jervois Base Metal Project are now open for public comment.

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Better Air Quality Monitoring in Darwin

05 Jul 2017

NT EPA welcomes better air quality monitoring in Darwin.

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Open for Comment - draft Guideline on Recommended Land Use Separation Distances

26 Jun 2017

The draft Guideline on Recommended Land Use Separation Distances is now open for public comment.

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Media Release: Prosecution for Illegal Burial of Waste

27 Apr 2017

The NT EPA brought proceedings against the company after an investigation found evidence supporting claims it had transported housing demolition waste to a Humpty Doo property it did not own and illegally buried it there.

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Media Release: NT EPA recommends approval Sea Dragon Core Breeding Centre

03 Apr 2017

NT EA recommends approval of Project Sea Dragon Pty Ltd's proposal to build and operate a new Core Breeding Centre and Broodstock Maturation Centre, 42 km south-west of Darwin

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NT EPA recommend approval of Project Sea Dragon Stage 1 Legune Grow-out Facility

24 Mar 2017

NT EPA recommends approval of Project Sea Dragon Pty Ltd’s proposal to build and operate a new prawn grow-out facility at Legune Station, near the Western Australia border.

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Open for Comment - MRM Overburden draft EIS

22 Mar 2017

McArthur River Mining have submitted their draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Overburden Management Project and is open for Public Comment.

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NT EPA to take part in PFAS Summit

20 Mar 2017

Representatives from the NT EPA will next month take part in a summit of international experts and regulators on the environmental regulation of per-and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS).

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Open For Comment draft EIS for Chandler Facility

17 Feb 2017

The draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Chandler Facility is available for public review.

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Open for Comment: Draft Terms of Reference for the Rehabilitation of the Former Rum Jungle Mine Site

17 Feb 2017

The NT EPA has released the draft Terms of Reference for the Rehabilitation of the Former Rum Jungle Mine Site for public review.

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NT EPA Recommends Approval of the Northern Gas Pipeline

03 Feb 2017

The NT EPA has recommended approval to construct and operate the Northern Gas Pipeline within the Northern Territory.

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NT EPA Advice Released

03 Feb 2017

The NT EPA has released its Roadmap for a Modern Environmental Regulatory Framework for the Northern Territory.

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NT Container Deposit Scheme - Supply Approvals

20 Jan 2017

We are currently experiencing a high volume of renewal applications for container supply approvals. Processing these applications may take longer than usual.

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