Ministerial Approval Statements

If the Minister for Environment determines that a proposal may be implemented, he/she issues a statement setting out the implementation decision and the conditions, if any, to which the implementation is subject. All Ministerial Approval Statements issued under s45(5) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 are listed below with the most recent appearing first.

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0505 - Mt Charlotte Gold Mine - Reward and Northern Orebody Open Pits and Floor Pillars, Kalgoorlie
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0504 - Residential Subdivision of Lot 11 Bridge Road and Lot 6 Haigh Road Garden Street, Canning Vale City of Gosnells
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0503 - Residential Subdivision of Lots 5,8,9,10,15 and 16 Haigh Garden, Bridge and Shreeve Roads, Canning Vale City of Gosnells
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0502 - City of Gosnells Town Planning Scheme No. 1 Amendment No. 478 Residential Develoment Zone, Canning Vale
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0501 - Expansion of Existing Titanium Dioxide Pigment Facility to 195 000 TPA, Kemerton Industrial Park
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0500 - Narngulu to Oakajee Rail Route
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0499 - Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale Town Planning Scheme No. 2 Amendment No. 77
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0498 - Shire of Denmark Town Planning Scheme No. 3 Amendment No. 24
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0497 - Clearing of Native Vegetation on Victoria Location 10323 Shire of Dandaragan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0496 - Groundwater Resource Allocation, East Gnangara Shire of Swan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0495 - Clearing of Native Vegetion On Victoria Location 10598, Cockleshell Gully Road, Shire of Dandaragan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0494 - Medium-term shellsand dredging, Success Bank, Owen Anchorage
Summary: Dredging of approximately 9.1 million tonnes of shellsand from two zones on Success Bank, Owen Anchorage.

Attachment 3 to Statement 494 � Change of approved dredge � change to proposal approved under s45C on 11 March 2009.

Note: Attachments 1 and 2 are part of the originally approved Implementation Statement 494.
Release Date: 16 March 2009
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0493 - Wastewater Treatment Plant, Stage 1 at Chugg Street, Walpole Shire of Manjimup
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Status: Final
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0492 - Chelonia -1 and -2 Exploration Wells Boundary of Ningaloo Marine Park, North-west shelf
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0491 - Multiple Iron Ore Mine Development, Mining Area C- Northern Flank, 100km North-West of Newman
Summary:

The proposal is to mine 14 deposits (A-F and R, P1, P2 and the Brockman Detrital Deposit) of iron in the Northern Flank are of Mining Area C, located in the Hamersley Range in the Pilbara region, as documented in Schedule 1 of this statement.

Attachment 1 to Statement 491 – Addition of E deposit to Mining Area C Project; to increase production to 42 million tonnes per annum; to increase water usage to up to 12 Megalitres per day; and to increase permanent workforce up to 770 personnel – change to proposal approved under s45C on 13 August 2007.

Attachment 2 to Statement 491 – To increase production to 55 million tonnes per annum; to increase permanent work force up to 950 personnel; and to minor modifications to existing ore handling plants – change to proposal approved under s45C on 8 May 2008.

Attachment 3 to Statement 491 – Installation of a diesel power generation facility; and increase disturbance area for the extension of existing Packsaddle accommodation village and wastewater treatment facilities – change to proposal approved under s45c on 24 April 2009.

Attachment 4 to Statement 491 – Remove 'Ore reserves', 'Project components'; and 'Ore Production'; revise 'Water usage and dewatering requirements' – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 18 October 2013.

Attachment 5 to Statement 491 – Removal of 'Water usage and dewatering requirements' – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 24 March 2014.

Attachment 6 to Statement 491 – Amendment to Condition 5 and Proponent Commitments 4 and 5 are deleted – minor change to conditions approved under section 46C on 20 November 2014.


Status: Final
Release Date: 24 December 1998
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0490 - Industrial Infrastructure and Harbour Development, Jervoise Bay
Summary: To construct industrial infrastructure and a Southern Harbour in Jervoise Bay south of the Northern Harbour precinct and including the Marine Support Facility.

Attachment to Statement 490 � Construction of new infrastructure and deepening of harbour � change to proposal approved under s45C on 14 September 2006.

Attachment 1 to Statement 490 � Construction of wharf infrastructure and associated dredging � change to proposal approved under s45C on 16 March 2009.
Release Date: 18 March 2009
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0489 - Boddington Gold Mine, Shire of Boddington
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0488 - White Opal - 1 Exploration Well Cape Range Peninsula, Shire of Exmouth
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements -NOV-1998
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0487 - Urban Development Within System 6 Recommended Areas M2 and M6, Pt Lot 2 Between Marmion Avenue and Indian Ocean, Burns Beach
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0486 - Residential/Commercial Subdivision, Part Lot 402 Rae Rd, Cockburn Sound Location 16, Rockingham
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0485 - Ellenbrook Sewer Pressure Main, Shire of Swan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0484 - Mineral Sands Mine, Dardanup
Summary:

The mining of mineral sand as documented in schedule 1 of this Statement.

Attachment 1 to Statement 484 – Increase in disturbance area required for Tailings Pond – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 19 January 2004.

Attachment 2 to Statement 484 – Increase in maximum ore mining rate – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 28 June 2004.

Attachment 3 to Statement 484 – Multiple amendments to the Key Characteristics Table relating to project life, groundwater influence and water supply, as a result of the Dardanup Southern Extension Project – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 9 August 2012.

Attachment 4 to Statement 484 – Inclusion of the Waterloo Project into the Southern Extension – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 20 December 2013.
Status: Final
Release Date: 11 August 1998
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0483 - Remediation of the Former Liquid Waste Disposal Facility Southern River Road, Gosnells
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0482 - Second Offshore Trunkline and Domgas Debottlenecking North-West Shelf
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0481 - Wagoo Hills Vanadium Project and Mingenew Coal Project
Summary: The development of a vanadium mining and processing operation 80 kilometres south-east of Mt Magnet (as documented in schedule 1 of this statement), and a coal mine near Mingenew to provide a source of energy to the vanadium operation.

Attachment 1 to Statement 481 – Amendment of key proposal characteristics – change to proposal approved under s45C on 22 October 2007.

Attachment 2 to Statement 481 – Production of iron ore – change to proposal approved under s45C on 30 August 2011.
Status: Final
Release Date: 15 November 2007
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0480 - Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No. 4, Amendment No. 108
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0479 - Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No.4 Amendment No. 109
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0478 - Newman Satellite Development - Mining of Orebody 23 Below the Water-Table
Summary: The mining of iron ore from the Orebody 23 (OB23) deposit on the Ophthalmia Range, including dewatering operations, approximately 13 kilometres north-east of Newman, Shire of East Pilbara, as documented in Schedule 1 of Ministerial Statement 478.

Attachment 1 to Statement 478 - Extension to the life and maximum disturbance boundary of the Orebody 23 Mine - section 45C change to proposal approved on 29 September 2010.

Attachment 2 to Statement 478 – Life of project and ore mining rate – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 4 December 2012.
Status: Final
Release Date: 5 June 1998
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0477 - Aquaculture Facility, Downes Island, Port Hedland
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0476 - Rare Earths Mining and Beneficiation At Mt Weld, Laverton and Secondary Processing At Meenaar, near Northam
Summary: Mining and beneficiation of a rare earths deposit at Mt Weld, and processing the beneficiated material to produce various rare earth oxides, concentrates and compounds at Meenaar.

Attachment 1 to Statement 476 – Removal of secondary processing at Meenaar; increased rate of mining and beneficiation, change in transport routes, and return of residues to Mt Weld for disposal – change to proposal approved under s45C on 14 May 2003.

Attachment 2 to Statement 476 – Change to transport route to allow transport of concentrate through Fremantle or Esperance – change to proposal approved under s45C on 8 February 2005.

Attachment 3 to Statement 476 – Construction of an access road requiring vegetation clearance between Mt Weld Mine Site and Mt Weld – Elora Road – change to proposal approved under s45C on 31 July 2006.

Attachment 4 to Statement 476 – Mt Weld Rare Earths Project Stage 2 Expansion of Operations - increase in production and associated additional infrastructure – change to proposal approved under s45C on 11 January 2012.

Attachment 5 to Statement 476 – Increase “life of project”; increase in the “area of disturbance” from approximately <270 hectares (ha) to <370 ha (55 ha for Mining Campaign 2, and 45 ha for the increase in Tailings Dam Area footprint from 27.3 to 67.3 ha) and Process Water Pond Facility (5 ha); remove “size of ore body”; remove “maximum carbon dioxide output”; and remove “development stages” – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 10 December 2013.
Status: Final
Release Date: 26 May 1998
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0475 - Soccer and Recreation Development, Progress Drive, Bibra Lake
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0474 - Marina Resort and Residential Development-Extension to Exmouth Boat Harbour
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 9 September 2005
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0473 - Residential Development and Drainage, Amarillo Farm, Karnup
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0472 - Wagoo Hills Vanadium Project and Mingenew Coal Project
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0471 - Cervantes-Jurien Coastal Road, Shire of Dandaragan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0470 - Kwinana Ammonia Project, Kwinana Industrial Area
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0469 - Oakajee Deepwater Port, Oakajee, Shire of Chapman Valley
Summary: Construct a deepwater port capable of berthing and servicing up to three �Panamax� sized vessels (65,000 DWT) at Oakajee at either �north�, �central� or �south� location, in-shore or off-shore.

Attachment 1 to Statement 469 - Consolidated list of commitments as per Ministerial Statement 469, approved on 25 February 1998.

Attachment 2 to Statement 469 - Confirmed port location as the northern option, with an offshore design capable of berthing two Cape Class (180,000 DWT fully laden) vessels plus one further Cape Class (180,000 DWT fully laden) vessel or one Panamax Class (70,000 DWT fully laden) vessel - s45C change to proposal approved on 1 December 2009.
Release Date: 1 April 2010
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0468 - Short-term Shellsand Dredging Success Bank, Owen Anchorage
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0467 - Thomsons Lake Urban Structure Study and South Jandakot Development Water Reserves Management Plan, Jandakot
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0466 - Hismelt Iron Ore Smelting Project, Kwinana
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0465 - Exmouth Limestone Project Barge Loading Facility Mowbowra Creek, Shire of Exmouth
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0464 - Clean-up of Contaminated Site McCabe Street, Mosman Park
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0463 - Melanie-1 Petroleum Exploration Well Cape Range Peninsula, Shire of Exmouth
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0462 - Class IV Waste Disposal Cells Red Hill Waste Disposal Facility Toodyay Road, Red Hill, City of Swan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0461 - Limestone Mine, Quicklime Plant and Use of Existing Port Facility Point Murat Shire of Exmouth
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0460 - MidWest Iron and Steel Project-Geraldton Steel Plant, Oakajee, Shire of Chapman Valley
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0459 - Extensions to Exmouth Water Supply Borefield, Town of Exmouth
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0458 - Midwest Iron and Steel Project, Geraldton Steel Plant Narngulu Industrial Estate, Geraldton Increase in Production from 1.0mtpa to 2.4 mtpa
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0457 - Wonnich Gas Development south-west of the Montebello Islands
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0456 - Prawn Farm, Heron Point, Exmouth Gulf
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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