Successes | 23rd Aug, 2018

Stronger laws to embolden the Environment Protection Authority

After an independent inquiry, the laws governing the Environment Protection Authority were significantly strengthened by Victorian Parliament.

Environment Victoria made a detailed submission to the inquiry, worked closely with the Department to improve the bill that went to Parliament and lobbied cross-benchers in the upper house to support the legislation. The EPA now has the powers and the mandate to be a more forceful watchdog to cut pollution across the state.

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