Environment Minister Albert Jacob has thanked Environmental Protection Authority chairman Paul Vogel for his long service with the board, following Dr Vogel's announcement today that he is stepping down from the role on November 4, 2015.
Mr Jacob said Dr Vogel had made a significant contribution over the past eight years. The State Government was in the process of selecting a new chairman.
"Dr Vogel will continue as chairman for his full term, which will assist greatly during this transition period," he said.
"I will announce the nomination of a new chairman following the completion of this selection process."
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