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Annual Report 2010-2011 National Environment Protection Council



Annual Report 2010-2011 National Environment Protection Council

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National Environmental Protection Council annual report 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 199 C om m onw ealth N A T IO N A L PO L L U TA N T IN V E N TO R Y Participation levels Feedback from the community, industry and government Implementation activity effectiveness Public 182,103 visitors on website Widespread support from industry, community advocates and government for the NPI. Development of new industry guidance materials and updates to existing materials have been well received. Ongoing review and development of the industry guidance materials is required to ensure that material is up to date and useful. The free call phone line has received on average more than 10 calls a month. In addition, responses have been provided to 123 emails received through the public email inbox. The department was a silver sponsor of the 20th International Clean Air and Environment Conference which was hosted by the Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand in Auckland, New Zealand. Industry 4227 reports for 200910 4226 reports for 200809 199 new reporters 2 new sectors reporting 0 confidentiality claims submitted Industry representatives have been supportive of improving NPI reporting materials and emission factors. The NPI continues to cultivate a positive working relationship with industry and associations. 43 facilities from 3 Commonwealth departments reported to the NPI in 201011. Updates were made to the NPI guide and four other industry manuals. A new manual for the crematoria industry was developed and published in March 2011. Responded to industry queries for assistance relating to reporting and technical issues. Government 0 desktop audits 0 on-site audits 0 regulatory actions Participated in the Geoscience Australia project to develop a National database and map of waste management facilities. Preparation of data that were used in the State of the Environment report. Ongoing maintenance and development of the NPI website and database search engine to ensure that relevant information is easy to find.

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