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Media statements are also released by the Minister for Environment.

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Gold mine recommended for approval: EPA Report 1587
November 21, 2016

A gold mine in the Great Victoria Desert region has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Iron Valley iron ore extension project recommended for approval: EPA Report 1585
October 17, 2016

A proposal to extend the depth and area of existing mine pits in the Pilbara region has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Above ground rail line to transport iron ore recommended for approval: EPA Report 1582
September 19, 2016

An above-ground rail structure used to deliver iron ore across 330km of the Pilbara region has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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EPA recommends approval for extension to iron ore mine: EPA Report 1581
September 12, 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended stringent conditional approval for a proposal to mine iron ore on the Koolyanobbing Range, about 50 kilometres north-east of Southern Cross.

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Extension to uranium mine recommended for approval: EPA Report 1580
September 6, 2016

An extension to Toro Energy Limited’s Wiluna Uranium Project has been recommended for strict conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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New uranium mine recommended for approval: Report 1576
August 15, 2016

A new uranium mine in the eastern Goldfields has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Public submission period opens for Mandogalup buffer
August 15, 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has today called for public submissions as it examines the potential health and amenity impacts of dust associated with urban development in the Mandogalup area.

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EPA releases its report on Yeelirrie Uranium Project: Report 1574
August 3, 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended a proposed uranium mine in the northern Goldfields should not be implemented.

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Strict conditional approval recommended for new iron ore mine - EPA Report 1570
July 18, 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended strict conditional approval for a new iron ore mine on the Mt Gibson Range.

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EPA recommends approval for new section of the Perth Darwin Highway: Report 1569
July 4, 2016

Construction of a new section of the Perth Darwin National Highway has been recommended for strict conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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