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Update of the Guidelines for the site contamination audit system
The EPA has completed a review of the Guidelines for the site contamination audit system, which was last updated in 2015, to ensure it is consistent with updated site contamination guidance published in 2018 and current best practice.
A revised draft audit guideline has been prepared. The proposed revisions reflect current published guidance, incorporate instruction notes to the auditors since December 2015, and include revisions to some of the mandatory guideline requirements (MGRs) including incorporation of some new MGRs.
Consultation on the revised audit guideline is open until 31 May 2019.
If you would like any more information or details please contact the EPA Site Contamination Branch by phone on 8204 9934 or email.
Consultation for revised PFAS NEMP
The PFAS National Environmental Management Plan (NEMP) was published in February 2018 following agreement by the Australian Environment Ministers. The Heads of EPAs (HEPA) National Chemicals Working Group (NCWG) developed the NEMP, and the member agencies, including the EPA, have been working since to clarify and expand on the guidance provided in the NEMP. This updating work is consistent with the commitment by HEPA that the plan will be a living document.
The NCWG is consulting stakeholders on new and significantly revised aspects of the NEMP.
The consultation is open from 1 March–31 May 2019. The draft NEMP and details on how to submit written feedback are available from the Victorian EPA website.
A consultation session was held in Adelaide on 22 March 2019.