Why it matters
Remaking the Clean Air Regulation
The Clean Air Regulation was remade so that it remains relevant and effective. The Regulatory Impact Statement outlines the costs and benefits of proposed changes to the regulation. This statement should be read in conjunction with the draft regulation.
The new regulation reflects latest environment and health research, current jurisdictional regulatory settings, emerging technology and standards and evolving community and stakeholder concerns. It will deliver cost-effective emission reductions with benefits to industry, the community and environment while reducing complexity and improving clarity by removing or harmonising duplicated, outdated and obsolete provisions.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority consulted with the community, local councils and other stakeholders before finalising the Clean Air Regulation.
Your views on the proposed changes to the Clean Air Regulation were highly valued in informing the finalisation of the regulation.
Extend the summer period when less polluting petrol must be supplied in the NSW Greater Metropolitan Region.
Require older activities and plant to comply with more stringent air emission standards.
Require stricter emission limits and controls for volatile organic liquids for storage tanks, loading plant and tank vehicles and across a broader part of the NSW Greater Metropolitan Region that is at high risk of ozone formation.
Public consultation on the draft Clean Air Regulation is now closed. Thank you for your contributions.
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