Consultation is now closed

Thank you for your feedback on new approved methods for the sampling, measurement and analysis of air, water and environmental noise in NSW. Consultation is now closed.

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) received submissions on the approved methods between 19 April to 31 May. Your views are highly valued and will inform how we will finalise the approved methods.

A preliminary summary report is available in the Document Library on this page.

Why it matters

New approved methods

The EPA has produced new approved methods for the sampling, measurement and analysis of air, water and environmental noise in NSW.

Approved methods for air, water and noise

Thank you for your feedback on the new approved methods

The EPA consulted with licensees, environmental consultants, laboratories, local councils and the community between 19 April to 31 May before we finalise the approved methods.

We sought your feedback to make sure the new approved methods:

  • Are easy to use

  • Reflect up to date methods

  • Provide better guidance

  • Remove unnecessary requirements

Your privacy

Please note, your feedback on the approved methods may include ‘personal information,' including your name, address, email, internet protocol address and any other personal information contained in your feedback.

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (the EPA) must comply with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998. Visit the EPA’s privacy page and the Privacy Policy for further information on its online consultation platform.

The EPA will not publish your personal information. The EPA may publish all or part of your feedback on its website, on its online consultation platform or in a consultation report. In providing us with your feedback, you consent to the EPA publishing all or part of your submission. If you would like all or part of your feedback to be withheld from publication, please let us know when making your feedback.

If you send us an email, we will record your email for the purpose of responding to you.

All information held by the EPA is subject to the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.