Annual Report 2010-2011 National Environment Protection Council
Tabled paper 1729
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National Environmental Protection Council annual report 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 45 PART 2 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEPM AND ANY SIGNIFICANT ISSUES Legislative, regulatory and administrative framework Table 1: Summary of implementation frameworks Jurisdiction Summary of implementation frameworks Commonwealth The NEPM is implemented administratively. New South Wales The NEPM is implemented under the Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2010 and Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2009 under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997. Victoria The key legislative instrument is the State Environment Protection Policy (Air Quality Management). Queensland The NEPM is implemented under the Environmental Protection Act 1994, the Environmental Protection Regulation 1998, Environmental Protection (Air) Policy 2008 and programs under the South East Queensland Regional Plan 20092031. Western Australia The NEPM is implemented under the National Environment Protection Council (Western Australia) Act 1996, the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and by programs in the Perth Air Quality Management Plan. The Environmental Protection Authority is finalising a draft State Environmental (Ambient Air) Policy. South Australia The NEPM operates as an Environment Protection Policy under the Environment Protection Act 1993. Tasmania The NEPM is a State Policy under the State Policies and Projects Act 1993. The management of air toxics is included in the Tasmanian Air Quality Strategy 2006. Implementation is through the Environment Protection Policy (Air Quality) 2004 and the Environmental Management Pollution Control Act 1994. Australian Capital Territory The NEPM is implemented under the Environment Protection Act 1997. Northern Territory The key legislative instruments are the Waste Management and Pollution Control Act and the National Environment Protection Council (Northern Territory) Act 2004. A IR TO X IC S N E PM
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