Magellan Lead Carbonate Project, Wiluna – to facilitate the export of containerised lead from the Port of Fremantle, change to environmental conditions


Summary:

This report provides the advice of the EPA to the Minister for environment under Section 46(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act) on Ministerial Conditions 559, as amended by Statement 783, imposed on Magellan Metals Pty Ltd (Magellan) on 2 February 2009.

On 23 February 2011 the Minister for Environment imposed Interim Implementation Conditions on Magellan under Section 45B of the EP Act in order to strengthen the auditing, monitoring and reporting requirements of the project to allow Magellan to resume the transportation of lead carbonate concentrate, following a stop order that was issued on 31 December 2010. The Interim Implementation Conditions superseded Ministerial Statement 559 and 783 and are effective until the completion of this review and the Minister deciding on the conditions that the proposal will be subject to.


Release Date: 3 October 2011
Proponent: Magellan Metals Pty Ltd
Status: Final
Report Number: 1415
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