Consultation is now closed

Thank you for your feedback on the exemption application. Consultation is now closed.

Information on the licence variation issued is available on the EPA website.

Why it matters

Comprehensive assessment process

As part of the EPA’s assessment process we are seeking community feedback to help inform our determination of Delta Electricity’s application. The application, additional information, expert advice, and submissions received as part of the consultation process will all be considered by the EPA before a final decision on the application is made.

Vales Point Power Station exemption application

Delta Electricity has applied to the NSW EPA to be exempt from meeting the limits set out in the Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2021 for nitrogen oxides for 5 years up until 1 January 2027. The EPA is carefully assessing the application in line with its statutory obligations.

Vales Point Power Station exemption application

We are seeking feedback on Delta Electricity’s exemption application. Have a read and tell us what you think.

The EPA is consulting with the community to gain your views.

Your views on the application are highly valued and will be one of a number of things considered by the EPA in determining the application.

We want to get your feedback on:

  • One

    Whether a five-year exemption should be granted for the nitrogen oxide air emissions limits set out in the Protection of the Environment (Clean Air) Regulation 2021.

  • Two

    Any specific comments you have in relation to the application.

  • Three

    Your expectations regarding the air quality controls and limits required at Vales Point Power Station.

How to have your say

Public consultation on the Vales Point Power Station exemption application is now open.

Please provide your feedback by email, sending your submission to

or take the survey below.

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

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