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1190

Kwinana Gas-Fired Power Station Water Cooled Condenser

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to a proposal by NewGen Power Pty Ltd (NewGen) to construct and operate a nominal 320 megawatt (MW) base-load combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power station situated in Kwinana.
Status: Final
Proponent: NewGen Power Pty Ltd
Release Date: 8 August 2005
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1189

Gas Fired Co-generation Facility

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd (WAPL) to construct and operate two gas fired co-generation units each producing 120 megawatts (MW) of electrical power and 210 MW of steam at the alumina refinery at Worsley.
Status: Final
Proponent: Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd
Release Date: 8 August 2005
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1186

Solid Sodium Cyanide Plant Upgrade, Kwinana

Summary: Australian Gold Reagents Pty Ltd (AGR) proposes to expand the capacity of its solid sodium cyanide manufacturing plant from 25 000 tonnes per annum (tpa) to 45 000 tpa. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Australian Gold Reagents Pty Ltd
Release Date: 25 July 2005
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1185

Gwindinup Mineral Sands Mine

Summary: Cable Sands (WA) Pty Ltd proposes to mine Mineral Sands at Gwindinup, which is located within the Shire of Capel, approximately 25km south south east of Bunbury and 2km-10km south of the town of Boyanup.
Status: Final
Proponent: Cable Sands (WA) Pty Ltd
Release Date: 6 July 2005
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1184

Revised Proposal - Increase in Iron Ore Export through the Port of Esperance to 8 million tonnes per annum

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the revised proposal by the Esperance Port Authority (EsPA) to increase iron ore export from the Esperance Port at a rate of up to 8 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa).
Status: Final
Proponent: Esperance Port Authority
Release Date: 4 July 2005
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1183

Kemerton silica sand mining revised proposal - additional mining areas and transfer of land for conservation

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the revised proposal by Kemerton Silica Sands Pty Ltd (KSS) to transfer the ownership of approximately 17ha of land (Area 1) that contains the Muchea Limestone Communities Threatened Ecological Community (TEC) to the conservation estate and to extract silica sands from two parcels of land (Area 2 and Area 3) which total approximately 13ha.
Status: Final
Proponent: Kemerton Silica Sand Pty Ltd
Release Date: 27 June 2005
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1182

Ammonium Nitrate Production Facility Expansion, Kwinana

Summary: CSBP Limited (CSBP) proposes to expand the capacity of its Ammonium Nitrate Production Facility (ANPF) at Kwinana from approximately 235,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) to approximately 580,000 tpa. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: CSBP Limited
Release Date: 27 June 2005
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1180

Residential Subdivision, Lot 1613 Barrett Street Southern River

Summary: This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice to the Minister for the Environment; Science on the proposal by Mr D J & Mrs R Winter to subdivide Lot 1613 Barrett Street, Southern River.
Status: Final
Proponent: Mr D J & Mrs R Winter
Release Date: 13 June 2005
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1181

Ellendale 4 Diamond Project, West Kimberley

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to a proposal by Kimberley Diamond Company NL (KDC) to develop a deep open cut pit and processing plant for the production of diamonds.
Status: Final
Proponent: Kimberley Diamond Company NL
Release Date: 13 June 2005
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1179

Building Licence for Single Residence, Lot 1613 Barrett Street Southern River

Summary: This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice to the Minister for the Environment; Science on the proposal by Mr D J & Mrs R Winter to construct a single residence on Lot 1613 Barrett Street, Southern River. The proposal includes a residence, garage, swimming pool, stables, paddocks, access way and landscaping with an ornamental lake.
Status: Final
Proponent: Mr D J & Mrs R Winter
Release Date: 13 June 2005
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1178

Collie Power Station Expansion

Summary: Wesfarmers Energy Limited proposes to construct and operate a 300MW coal-fired power station (known as Collie B) as an expansion of the existing Collie Power Station (known as Collie A). The Collie Power Station site is located approximately 10km east-north-east of Collie, Western Australia. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Wesfarmers Energy Limited
Release Date: 13 June 2005
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1176

Collie B Power Station

Summary: Griffin Electricity Pty Ltd proposes to construct and operate a 330MW advanced sub-critical coal-fired power station (known as Collie B) at the Collie Power Station Site, immediately adjacent to the existing ‘Collie A' Power Station. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Griffin Electricity Pty Ltd
Release Date: 13 June 2005
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1177

Bluewaters Power Station Phase II

Summary: Griffin Power Pty Ltd proposes to construct and operate a 200 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station known as the Bluewaters Power Station Phase II (i.e. Bluewaters II) adjacent to the proposed Bluewaters Power Station (i.e. Bluewaters I) on a site located approximately 4km north-east of Collie. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Griffin Power Pty Ltd
Release Date: 13 June 2005
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1175

Final Remediation Works for the Former Cresco Site, Bayswater

Summary: CSBP Limited (CSBP) proposes to remediate contamination on the former Cresco site in Bayswater such that it is suitable for further commercial/industrial use. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: CSBP Limited
Release Date: 7 June 2005
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1174

Kwinana Gas-Fired Power Station

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by Wambo Power Ventures Pty Ltd (WPV) to construct and operate a 320 megawatt (MW) continuous base load, combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power station situated in Kwinana.
Status: Final
Proponent: Wambo Power Ventures Pty Ltd
Release Date: 30 May 2005
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1173

Pilbara Iron Ore and Infrastructure Project: Port and North-South Railway Stage A

Summary: Fortescue Metals Group Limited (hereafter referred to as FMG) proposes to develop the Pilbara Iron Ore and Infrastructure Project in the Pilbara region. This proposal comprises Stage A of the project and involves the construction of a port facility at Anderson Point in Port Hedland which includes shipping facilities, reclaimed areas for iron ore handling infrastructure, stockpiles and ancillary facilities and a connecting north-south railway (to be constructed in two parts), over a distance of 345 kilometres (km) to resources in the east Pilbara at Mindy Mindy.
Status: Final
Proponent: Fortescue Metals Group Limited
Release Date: 30 May 2005
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1171

Goldsworthy Iron Ore Mines Extension Project

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to a proposal by BHP Billiton Iron Ore (BHPB) to extend its iron ore mines in the Goldsworthy-Shay Gap area, 100-170km east of Port Hedland.
Status: Final
Proponent: BHP Billiton Iron Ore P/L
Release Date: 23 May 2005
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1172

Barge Site, Laydown Area and Access Road, Gumboot Bay, North Kimberley

Summary: Striker Resources NL proposes to establish a dry door barge site, laydown area, and access road in a coastal inlet 36 kilometres (km) southeast of Cape Londonderry. The site, known locally as Gumboot Bay, is on Unallocated Crown Land that has been identified for inclusion in the Proposed Cape Londonderry National Park (PNP/215). The proposal also includes 3.6 km of unsealed road to be constructed through the PNP/215. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Striker Resources NL
Release Date: 23 May 2005
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1170

Western Extension of Nickol Bay Quarry

Summary: Readymix Holdings Pty Limited proposes to extend its Nickol Bay quarry, located at the southern end of the Burrup Peninsula near Dampier, by an area of approximately 5.2 hectares. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Readymix Holdings Pty Limited
Release Date: 2 May 2005
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1169

Land Clearing and Quarry Extension, Avon Loc 1881, Lots 11 14 Horton Rd, The Lakes

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd (referred to in this report as the proponent) for the development of the Voyager Quarry in The Lakes, covering an area of approximately 85 hectares in the Shire of Northam.
Status: Final
Proponent: BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd
Release Date: 26 April 2005
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1168

Wheelarra Hill Iron Ore Mine Extension

Summary: The Wheelarra Hill mine was started by Hancock Mining Ltd and has been operating since 1989 under the Iron Ore (McCamey's Monster) Agreement Authorisation Act 1972. In 1992 BHP Minerals Ltd acquired the mine, which is located 40km east of the town of Newman, in the Opthalmia Range. Subsequent exploration east and west of the original mine has boosted the known ore reserves and the proposal is to extend the existing pit, create new ones and expand production from the currently approved 8 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) to 12mtpa of Marra Mamba iron ore, over the envisaged mine life of about 50 years. The ore will be transported to Newman by train for blending with product from other mines in the area before being railed to Port Hedland, as is currently the case.
Status: Final
Proponent: BHP Billiton Iron Ore P/L
Release Date: 11 April 2005
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1167

Temporary Relocation of Total Waste Management's Evaporation Ponds to the Mungari Industrial Estate

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by LandCorp to relocate Total Waste Management's liquid waste evaporation ponds to the Mungari Industrial Estate in the Shire of Coolgardie.
Status: Final
Proponent: LandCorp
Release Date: 11 April 2005
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1166

Marillana Creek Yandi Life of Mine Proposal, Mining Leases 270SA and 47/292, 90 km north-west of Newman

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to a proposal by BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd (BHPBIO) to mine the Yandi orebody, within mining leases (ML) 270SA and 47/292. BHPBIO operates the Marillana Creek (Yandi) mine, which is located 90 kilometres northwest of Newman, in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia.
Status: Final
Proponent: BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd
Release Date: 4 April 2005
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1165

Expansion of Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

Summary: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Pty Ltd proposes to expand the existing Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort at Monkey Mia, Shark Bay to increase the overnight accommodation capacity from approximately 600 to 1200 guests. The proposal also provides staff accommodation and infrastructure as well as upgrading the site's wastewater treatment plant. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Pty Ltd
Release Date: 21 February 2005
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1164

Gas Pipeline To Nifty Copper Operations

Summary: The EPA concludes that the potential impacts upon flora and fauna as a result of the proposed clearing are not likely to be significant given that the vegetation associations and habitats to be impacted are widespread and that the area of permanent disturbance is limited to approximately 20 hectares. The EPA considers it unlikely that this proposal will result in a high level of fauna mortality subject to implementation of the EPA's recommended conditions and proponent commitments.
Status: Final
Proponent: Birla (Nifty) Pty Ltd
Release Date: 14 February 2005
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1163

Kwinana Liquor Burner - Emissions Reduction Project

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by Alcoa World Alumina Australia (Alcoa) to restart their Liquor Burner at Kwinana with improved emission control equipment.
Status: Final
Proponent: Alcoa World Alumina Australia
Release Date: 31 January 2005
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1161

Plan for haul road stream crossing in Coolibah Car Informal Reserve, Ml 1SA

Summary: The purpose of this letter is to provide you with the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA) advice on the above plans under Section 16(e) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986. This advice will also be made publicly available as per normal protocol.
Status: Final
Proponent: Alcoa of Australia
Release Date: 24 January 2005
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1162

Campbell Road Estate Super-lot subdivision

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposed Super-lot subdivision by the City of Gosnells.
Status: Final
Proponent: City of Gosnells
Release Date: 24 January 2005
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1160

Bluewaters Power Station

Summary: Griffin Energy Pty Ltd proposes to construct and operate the 200 megawatt (MW) Bluewaters Power Station on a site located approximately 4km north-east of Collie. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Griffin Energy Pty Ltd
Release Date: 18 January 2005
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1159

New Road from Tom Price to Karratha

Summary: Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA) proposes to construct and maintain a new road from Northwest Coastal Highway (near Karratha), through the Millstream-Chichester National Park (NP), to the Nanutarra-Munjina Road intersection (north of Tom Price). This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Main Roads Western Australia
Release Date: 4 January 2005
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1158

Shire of Harvey District Planning Scheme No. 1 Amendment No. 13 - Point Douro

Summary: The Shire of Harvey proposes to amend District Planning Scheme No. 1 by rezoning Lot 5 Old Coast Road, Leschenault (Pt Loc 23, Plan 7938) from "Tourist" zone and "Recreation" reserve to "Residential Development" zone, "Tourist" zone, "Recreation and Conservation" reserve and "Modified Water Body". This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors, conditions and procedures relevant to the proposed scheme amendment.
Status: Final
Proponent: Shire of Harvey
Release Date: 4 January 2005
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1157

Clay Excavation Lots 7, 20, 60, 63, and 64 previously part lot 1 and lots 222, 27, 26, 25, 28 and 7 Hallett and Copley Roads, Upper Swan

Summary: Midland Brick Company Pty Ltd (Midland Brick) referred a proposal to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) on 3 May 2002 to indefinitely extend the time limit of its environmental approval for its clay excavation operation at Hallet and Copley Roads, Upper Swan and to expand the environmental approval to include Lot 19 Copley Road, Lots 19, 45 and 46 St Albans Road and Lot 100 Great Northern Highway, Upper Swan for further clay excavation operations. The new areas to be included in the clay excavation operation include a portion of Coondaree Swamp classified as a resource enhancement wetland.
Status: Final
Proponent: Midland Brick Company Pty Ltd
Release Date: 8 December 2004
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1156

East Clontarf Residential Development

Summary: The Trustees of the Christian Brothers Inc. propose to develop the 18 hectare (ha) site of East Clontarf in Waterford for a residential development creating up to 200 residential allotments. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Trustees of the Christian Brothers Inc.
Release Date: 6 December 2004
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1155

Review of Environmental Conditions on the Gnangara and Jandakot Mounds

Summary: Following a request from the Water and Rivers Commission (WRC), the Minister for the Environment requested the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to inquire into the environmental conditions applying to management of the Gnangara and Jandakot groundwater mounds. Three statements are applicable to this request, namely Nos 253, 438 and 496.
Status: Final
Proponent: Water and Rivers Commission
Release Date: 29 November 2004
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1154

Cockburn 2 Combined Cycle Gas Turbine, Change to Environmental Conditions

Summary: The Minister for the Environment has requested the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to consider and provide advice under Section 46(3) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act) on Western Power Corporation's (WPC) proposal to change the commitments made for the Cockburn 2 proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Western Power Corporation
Release Date: 29 November 2004
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1152

Relocation of Herne Hill Quarry Operation, Amendment of Implementation Conditions

Summary: Pioneer Concrete (WA) Pty Ltd (Pioneer) referred a proposal to the EPA on 12 January 1990 to relocate its then existing Herne Hill quarry (Pioneer No 1 quarry) further east to create a new quarry in Red Hill (Pioneer No 2 quarry). The relocation proposal was assessed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) at the Public Environmental Review (PER) level. The Minister for the Environment issued approval for the proposal on 5 December 1991 subject to conditions and commitments as described in Ministerial Statement 199. The Red Hill quarry, located at Lot 11 Toodyay Road, Red Hill has been in operation since late 1997.
Status: Final
Proponent: Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd
Release Date: 29 November 2004
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1153

Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline Corridor Widening - Kwinana to Bunbury Project

Summary: This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice to the Minister for the Environment on the strategic assessment of the concept by the Gas Pipeline Sale Steering Committee (GPSSC) to expand the existing Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline (DBNGP) corridor between Kwinana and the Kemerton Industrial Estate.
Status: Final
Proponent: Gas Pipeline Sale Steering Committee
Release Date: 29 November 2004
No Appeals
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1151

Review of the Fire Policies and Management Practices of the Department of Conservation and Land Management

Summary: The EPA was requested by the Minister for the Environment to conduct a review of CALM's fire policy and management practices in its Swan, South West and Warren administrative regions in the context of the Department's obligations to manage fire on the lands it manages for the multiple objectives of: (a) protection of human life; (b) biodiversity conservation and protection; (c) protection of assets including strategic infrastructure on managed lands; (d) protection of environmental health; and (e) the reasonable protection of neighbouring properties and assets.
Status: Final
Release Date: 1 November 2004
No Appeals
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1150

Cliff Head Oil Field Development - 20 km south of Dongara, Shire of Irwin

Summary: Roc Oil (WA) Limited proposes to develop the Cliff Head Oil Field located approximately 20 kilometres (km) south of Dongara. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal, which includes the portion of the Cliff Head project located on State Lands and within State Waters.
Status: Final
Proponent: Roc Oil (WA) Limited
Release Date: 25 October 2004
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1149

Power Transmission Substations Noise Regulation 17 Variation

Summary: Western Power Corporation ("Western Power") applied in 1998 to the Minister for the Environment under regulation 17 of the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 ("the noise regulations"), for approval to vary from the prescribed standard, in relation to noise emissions from all of its noise-emitting facilities.
Status: Final
Proponent: Western Power Corporation
Release Date: 4 October 2004
No Appeals
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1148

Sons of Gwalia Ltd, Greenbushes Operations, Noise Regulation 17 Variation

Summary: Sons of Gwalia Ltd (SGW) applied on 11 February 1998 to the Minister for the Environment (the Minister) under regulation 17 of the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997, for approval to vary from the prescribed standard, in relation to noise emissions from its Greenbushes Operations. The basis of the application is that it is not practicable for the noise emissions to meet the prescribed standards. SGW routinely operates on a 24-hour basis and in close proximity to the Greenbushes townsite. Noise emissions are strongly influenced by the effects of meteorological conditions, particularly in winter where the dominant wind direction enhances noise propagation from the mine site to the township.
Status: Final
Proponent: Sons of Gwalia Ltd
Release Date: 27 September 2004
No Appeals
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1147

Denison 3D Seismic Survey - Shire Of Irwin

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by ARC Energy Limited and Origin Energy Developments Pty Limited as co-proponents (referred to in this report as ARC/ Origin), to carry out a 3D seismic survey for petroleum exploration purposes over approximately 400 square kilometres of land in the Shire of Irwin.
Status: Final
Proponent: Arc Energy Limited and Origin Energy Developments Pty Ltd
Release Date: 13 September 2004
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1146

Mineral Sands Mine, Gingin

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to a proposal by Iluka Resources Limited to mine mineral sands at a location near the intersection of Brand Highway and Dewar Road, approximately 2.5 kilometres north-west of Gingin.
Status: Final
Proponent: Iluka Resources Limited
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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1145

Plans for Bauxite Mining and Haul Road Stream Crossing in Some Car Informal Reserves, ML 1SA

Summary: The Commonwealth of Australia and the State of Western Australia signed the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) on 4 May 1999. The RFA established a system of Formal and Informal Comprehensive, Adequate and Representative (CAR) Reserves. Such reserves are located throughout the area defined as the RFA boundary, and some are within Alcoa of Australia's Mining Lease (ML) 1SA.
Status: Final
Proponent: Alcoa of Australia
Release Date: 30 August 2004
No Appeals
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1144

Hepburn Avenue extension, between Mirrabooka Avenue and The Avenue, Landsdale

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by the City of Wanneroo to construct an extension of Hepburn Avenue between Mirrabooka Avenue and The Avenue, in Landsdale.
Status: Final
Proponent: City of Wanneroo
Release Date: 23 August 2004
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1143

Taking of seven plants of Caladenia huegelii and clearing of approximately 3.3 hectares of potential habitat, Lot 1580 Warton Road, Southern River

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by Mt Barker Nominees Pty Ltd to undertake a housing development on Lot 1580 Warton Road, Southern River. This proposal would result in the taking of seven plants of the threatened flora species Caladenia huegelii and clearing of approximately 3.3 hectares of potential habitat for this species.
Status: Final
Proponent: Mt Barker Nominees Pty Ltd
Release Date: 26 July 2004
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1142

Resource Recovery Facility, Lot 505, Neerabup Industrial Area

Summary: This report provides the advice and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal by the Mindarie Regional Council (MRC), to establish a Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) to process 100 000 tonnes per annum of municipal solid waste (MSW) in the Neerabup Industrial Area (NIA).
Status: Final
Proponent: Mindarie Regional Council
Release Date: 12 July 2004
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1141

James Point Stage One Port, Kwinana

Summary: The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has been required by the Minister for the Environment to provide further assessment on the proposal by James Point Pty Ltd (JPPL) to construct and operate a private container and general cargo Port (hereafter referred to as the Stage 1 Port) to the north of James Point in Cockburn Sound.
Status: Final
Proponent: James Point Pty Ltd
Release Date: 21 June 2004
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1140

Industrial Subdivision of Lot 21 Webster Road, Forrestfield

Summary: R. Peters and D Papagioftsis propose to subdivide Lot 21 Webster Road Forrestfield into 7 industrial lots. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: R. Peters and D. Papagioftsis
Release Date: 14 June 2004
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1138

Roe Highway Stage 7 Extension South Street in Canning Vale to Kwinana Freeway in Leeming

Summary: Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA) proposes to extend Roe Highway from South Street in Canning Vale to Kwinana Freeway in Leeming over a distance of approximately 4.5 kilometres. This report provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA's) advice and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment on the environmental factors relevant to the proposal.
Status: Final
Proponent: Main Roads Western Australia
Release Date: 8 June 2004
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