Media Statements

Media statements are also released by the Minister for Environment.

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Coastal Walk Trail from Point Ann to Hamersley Inlet – Fitzgerald River National Park (Report 1396)
02 May 2011

The Environmental Protection Authority has set level of assessment and released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on the proposal by the Department of Environment and Conservation to construct and maintain a 45 kilometre coastal walk trail from Point Ann to Hamersley Inlet, through the Wilderness Management Zone of the Fitzgerald River National Park.

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EPA Report 1395: Vasse Coal Management’s Vasse Coal Project
02 May 2011

The Environmental Protection Authority has released its advice to the Minister for Environment on Vasse Coal Management’s Vasse Coal Proposal.

The EPA advertised its decision on level of assessment, Assessment on Proponent Information (API) category B (environmentally unacceptable) on 21 March 2011.

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Residential Subdivision Lots 3000 (formerly Lot 1512) & 1523 Emu Point Drive, Albany (Report 1392)
18 April 2011

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on a proposal by LandCorp to develop a residential subdivision on Emu Point Drive, Albany.

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Rockingham Industrial Zone Strategic Environmental Assessment (Report 1390)
04 April 2011

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment following the Strategic Environmental Assessment of a proposal by Landcorp to identify an appropriate development footprint and Conservation Area within a 339 ha area in the Rockingham Industrial Zone.

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Level of Assessment for Vasse Coal Management’s Vasse Coal Proposal
21 March 2011

The EPA Board considered this proposal at its meeting on 17 March 2011. The EPA determined, based on the referral information and its own investigations and inquiries, that there is adequate information to demonstrate that Vasse Coal Management’s coal mining proposal is environmentally unacceptable.

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Monitoring results show no Magellan lead
17 March 2011

Environmental monitoring of an unauthorised rail route used to transport Magellan Metals’ lead carbonate has found no trace of lead from the company’s mine.

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Magellan rail route diversion under investigation
14 March 2011

The Office of the Environmental Protection Authority has announced it is investigating the diversion of some Magellan Metals’ lead shipments by an alternative rail route late last year.

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EPA Reports 1387, 1388 – Oakajee Terrestrial Port and Rail
14 March 2011

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on two proposals from Oakajee Port and Rail Pty Ltd. (OPR).

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Magellan Metals order to be lifted
23 February 2011

Environment Minister Bill Marmion today announced he was lifting the order which prevented Magellan Metals from transporting lead carbonate out of its Wiluna mine into Fremantle.

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Office of EPA reviewing latest Magellan monitoring results
18 February 2011

The Office of the Environmental Protection Authority is reviewing the latest round of 58 monitoring results for the Magellan Metals lead carbonate project.

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