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Media statements are also released by the Minister for Environment.

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EPA REPORT 1362 – Forest Management Plan 2004-2013. Mid-term audit of performance report
13 September 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released its report and advice to the Minister for Environment on the Mid-term Audit of Performance Report prepared by the Conservation Commission of Western Australia on the implementation of the Forest Management Plan 2004-2013.

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EPA Report 1363 - Australind Plant Noise Regulation 17 Variation
02 August 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released its report and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on an application by Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Ltd for a variation to the assigned noise levels under regulation 17 of the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 to apply to its Australind Plant, located at Lot 4 Old Coast Road.

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EPA Report 1361 - Tropicana Gold Project
19 July 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on the proposal by Tropicana Joint Venture to develop and operate an open-cut gold mine with infrastructure and utilities located approximately 330 kilometres east northeast of Kalgoorlie and 200 km east of Laverton.

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EPA Report 1360 - Macedon Gas Development
05 July 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment within agreed timelines and set an Environmental Protection Statement EPS level of assessment on the proposal by BHP Billiton Petroleum Pty Ltd to construct a subsea pipeline from the Macedon Gas Field 100 kilometres west of Onslow to an onshore gas treatment and compression plant at Ashburton North Strategic Industrial Area 15 kilometres southwest of Onslow with a sales gas pipeline to the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline.

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Environmental Protection Bulletin 11 Consultation on conditions recommended by the EPA
08 June 2010

Companies will be consulted on the conditions recommended for their developments by the Environmental Protection Authority in a bid to improve the proposed condition's rigour and effectiveness in protecting the environment.

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EPA Report 1358 - Collie Urea Project Shotts Industrial Park, Shire of Collie and Port of Bunbury
10 May 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on the proposal to establish a urea production plant in the proposed Shotts Industrial Park, 7.5 kilometres east of Collie, by Perdaman Chemicals and Fertilisers Pty Ltd (Perdaman).

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EPA Report 1357 - Cape Lambert Port B
10 May 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on the proposal by Pilbara Iron Pty Limited (Rio Tinto) to construct and operate a second port at Cape Lambert to process and export up to 130 million tonnes of ore per annum.

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EPA Report 1355 - Marandoo Mine Phase 2
21 April 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on the proposal to extend mining at the existing Marandoo mine below the water table by Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd, a member of the Rio Tinto group.

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EPA Report 1353 - Rezoning of portions of Lots 5243, 9504 and 9505 Perth-Lancelin Road
12 April 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on the proposal by the Shire of Gingin to Amend their Town Planning Scheme to rezone portions of Lots 5243, 9504 and 9505 Perth-Lancelin Road, Lancelin from 'Rural' to 'Urban Development' zone.

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EPA Report 1349 - Bluewaters Power Station Expansion - Phase III and Phase IV, Collie
08 March 2010

The Environmental Protection Authority has released advice and recommendations to the Minister for Environment on the proposal by Griffin Power 3 Pty Ltd to construct and operate Bluewaters Power Station Phases III and IV, an approximately 63 km long wastewater discharge pipeline, and an ocean outfall north of the Leschenault Inlet at Buffalo Road.

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