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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0451 - Onslow Solar Salt Project
Summary: The implementation of this proposal is now subject to the conditions contained in Ministerial Statement 401 (November 1995), subject to the amendment and addition of the conditions contained in this statement.

Attachment 1 to Statement 451 – Increase in production capacity; decrease in haulage, washing and stacking rate; addition of three crystalliser ponds; decrease in bitterns discharge volume; correction of water use units – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 12 February 2013.


Status: Final
Release Date: 26 June 1997
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0450 - Hedges Gold Project, Shire of Boddington
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0449 - Appraisal Drilling Programme for Wonnich Field South-West of the Montebello Islands
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0448 - Murray Lakes Golf Complex and Residential Estate, Yunderup
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0447 - Horticultural Development on 200 Hectares of Land Sussex Location 4158, Governor Broome Road Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0446 - Chlor-alkali Plant Expansion to 42,000tpa, Kwinana
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0445 - Nickel-Cobalt Ore Mining and Processing First Proposal Murrin Murrin 60km east of Leonora
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0444 - Nickel-Cobalt Ore Mining Processing alternative Sites Murrin Murrin, 60km east of Leonora 1038
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0443 - Breakwater Extension, Northern Harbour Precinct Jervoise Bay
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0442 - Mining of Titanium Minerals, 2km south of Yarloop
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0441 - Albany Highway, Bedfordale Hill Section Duplication
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0440 - Hard Rock Quarry-ML 47/306, 309, 331 353 Burrup Peninsula
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0439 - Orebody 18 Iron Ore Mine, ML 244SA 32 km East of Newman
Summary: The proposal is to develop an open cut iron ore mining operation at Orebody 18 involving mining 116 Mt of ore at a rate of up to 15Mtpa for a mine life of 12 to 15 years. Support infrastructure includes an 8 km rail spur and crushing, screening and load out facilities.

Attachment 1 to Statement 439 – Modification of pit areas and depths, enlargement of temporary stockpiles, adjustments to areas and locations of out-of-pit overburden storage areas, alteration to the arrangement of train wagons, increase in the workforce and establishment of a Maximum Disturbance Boundary – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 19 August 2008.

Attachment 2 to Statement 439 – Increase to maximum area of disturbance, area of pit, and area of overburden storage areas; and administrative changes to the Key Characteristics Table – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 17 June 2013.

Attachment 3 to Statement 439 - An increase in the total disturbance area, including: an increase in area of pits; an increase in area of stockpiles; and an increase in area of overburden storage areas - change to proposal approved under section 45C on 3 February 2015.
Status: Final
Release Date: 6 February 1997
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0438 - Gnangara Mound Groundwater Resources
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0437 - Gnangara Mound Groundwater Resources
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0436 - Roe Highway Extension, Stages 3 to 5 Welshpool Rd to South St
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0435 - Mining of Gypsum Within Chinocup A Class Nature Reserve, Pingrup, Shire of Kent
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0434 - Heavy Mineral Sands Mine, Beenup, Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
Summary:

To rehabilitate the Beenup Titanium Minerals Project Area located 17km north-east of Augusta in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River. The Beenup Rehabilitation Project is located on retained portions of Mining Leases 70/574 and 70/575.

Attachment 1 to Statement 434 – Reduce the original proposal area from 2,900 to 697 hectares – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 28 August 2014.


Status: Final
Release Date: 22 November 1996
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0433 - Upgrade of Dust Management At Finucane Island and Nelson Point
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0432 - Development of a New Berth, Albany Port
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0431 - Bunbury Harbour City Development-Marina
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0430 - Yakabindie Nickel Project, Leonora
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0429 - Cawse Nickel Project 50 km north-west of Kalgoorlie
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0428 - 428. Bulong Nickel-Cobalt Laterite Project 30km East of Kalgoorlie
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0427 - Water Supply for Kemerton Industrial Park, Kemerton
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0426 - Rare earth project 4km south of Alcoa Alumina Refinery and next to Gallium Plant Pinjarra
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0425 - Shark Bay Salt, Pond Expansion, Useless Inlet
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0424 - Residential and Caravan/Chalet Park Subdivision and Development, Lot 6 Part Lot 64, Lloyd Avenue, Ravenswood
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0423 - Expansion of Alumina Production from 2.0 to 3.5 million tonnes per annum at Worsley Refinery, and associated bauxite mining activities, Boddington
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0422 - Service Vessel Facility Princess Royal Harbour, Albany
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0421 - Albany Foreshore Redevelopment Princess Royal Harbour
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 9 May 2006
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0420 - AUSI Iron Project, Infrastructure requirements, Wickham
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0419 - Remlap Ranch Resort, Myalup
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0418 - Nickel-Cobalt Ore Mining Processing Murrin Murrin, 60 km east of Leonora
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0417 - Yandicoogina Iron Ore Mine Railway, 90 km North West of Newman, Hamersley Range
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 25 May 2006
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0416 - Premier Coal Mine Expansion Collie
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0415 - Mt Keith Nickel Project: Tailings Storage Upgrade 400km North of Kalgoorlie
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0414 - Ascot Waters- Dredging Two Channels to Connect an Artificial Wetland with the Swan River, City of Belmont
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0413 - Mid-west Iron and Steel, Geraldton Steel Plant, Narngulu Industrial Estate, Geraldton
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0412 - Synthetic Rutile Plant, Muchea
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0411 - Bunbury Harbour City Development - Rezoning Marlston Hill
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0410 - Direct Reduction/Hot Briquetted Iron Plant, Cape Lambert
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0409 - Clean-up of Contaminated Site, McCabe Street, Mosman Park
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0408 - Export Abattoir, Location 5216 Lot 4 of Location 5215, Settlement Rd, Narrikup, Shire of Plantagenet
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0407 - East-West Link Road Across Karijini National Park Marandoo to Great Northern Highway
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0406 - Exmouth Boat Harbour formerly Coral Coast Marina, residential subdivision and quarry, Exmouth
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0405 - Duplication of Iron Ore Mining Operation, Yandicoogina Mining lease 270SA, Hamersley Range 90 Km North-West of Newman
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0404 - Church and School, lot 68 Bertram Road, Wellard, Town of Kwinana
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0403 - Short-term continuation of Shell Sand dredging Success Bank Owen Anchorage strategy to address long-term environmental issues of Shell Sand Dredging
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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0402 - Port Mandurah Canal Development Stage 2, Halls Head, Mandurah
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 3 September 2004
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