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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0663 - Roe Highway Stage 7 Extension South Street in Canning Vale to the Kwinana Freeway in Leeming
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 14 October 2005
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0662 - Regional Resource Recovery Facility, Lots 505, Neerabup Industrial Area, City of Wanneroo
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 December 2004
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0661 - Subdivision of Lot 502 North Lake, Sudlow and Phoenix Roads, Bibra Lake, City of Cockburn
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 8 July 2008
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0660 - Taking of Seven Plants of Caladenia Huegelii and Clearing of Approximately 3.3 hectares of Potential Habitat, Lot 1589 Warton Road, Southern River, City of Gosnells
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 December 2004
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0659 - Clay Excavation, Lots 23 51 Apple Street, Upper Swan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 December 2004
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0658 - Clay Excavation Lots 10, 11 Part Lot 36 Great Northern Highway, Upper Swan
Summary: Proposal: The excavation of a clay excavation facility in Upper Swan as documented in schedule 1 of this statement.

Attachment 1 to Statement 658 – Redefine Lees Pit boundary from lots 10, 11 and part lot 36 to lot 201 as seen in Figure 3 – change to proposal approved under s45C on 16 April 2012.
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Release Date: 3 December 2004
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0657 - Clay Excavation, Lots 40 41 Apple Street formerly Lots 21 22 Apple St, Upper Swan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 December 2004
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0656 - Cockburn 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant, Kwinana
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0655 - Perth Metropolitan Desalination Proposal
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0654 - Bunbury International Motorsports Complex, Picton
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0653 - Sawyers Valley Water Storage Tanks
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0652 - Coral Bay Boating Facility Monck Head Coral Bay, Shire of Carnarvon
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 9 October 2006
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0651 - Industrial Development Tonkin Industrial Park, Bassendean Stages 12
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0650 - Telfer Project Power Supply Infrastructure Corridor Pt Hedland to Telfer Gold Mine, Great Sandy Deser
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0649 - Yellowfin Tuna Aquaculture Trial Zeewijk Channel, Abrolhos Island
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 27 February 2008
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0648 - Kwinana Ammonia Project, Kwinana Industrial Area
Summary: This proposal is to establish a $450 million ammonia/urea facility in the Kwinana industrial area which will produce 500 000 tonnes per annum (t/a) of ammonia. Approximately half of this ammonia is proposed to be utilised to manufacture 430 000 t/a of urea. The proposal calls for the storage of 30 000 tonnes of ammonia. The bulk of the finished product is proposed to be exported.

Attachment 1 to Statement 648 – Revised Proposal description; amendments to elements in the Key Characteristics table relating to 'Gaseous Emissions', 'Natural Gas Consumption' and 'Ammonia Transfers'; and removal of characteristics managed by other regulatory authorities – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 3 January 2013.
Status: Final
Release Date: 30 April 2004
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0647 - Proposed Ammonia - Urea Plant, Kwinana
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0646 - Pinjarra Refinery Efficiency Upgrade, Pinjarra
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 4 July 2008
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0645 - Kemerton Power Station, Kemerton
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 15 December 2008
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0644 - Hamersley Iron Dredging Program for the Dampier Port Upgrade
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0643 - Dampier Port Authority - Port Expansion and Dredging Program
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0642 - City of Armadale Town Planning Scheme No 2 Amendment No 143 Lots 6,7 and 8 Wolfe Road, Lots 421 and 449 Taylor Road and Lots 27, 432 and 501 Oxley Road, Forrestdale
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0641 - Forest Management Plan 2004-2013
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0640 - Remediaton of Midland Railway Workshop Site Helena West Area Helena Precinct, Midland
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0639 - Ludlow Titanium Minerals Mine 34k South of Bunbury Shire of Capel
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0638 - Hamersley Iron Dampier Port Upgrade to 95 MPTA Capacity
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 9 September 2005
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0637 - South West Metropolitan Railway Perth to Mandurah
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 9 September 2005
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0636 - Metropolitan Regional Scheme Amendment - Port Catherine
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0635 - Iron Ore Mine Downstream Processing Direct-Reduced Hot-Briquetted Iron and Port Construction Cape Preston Pilbara
Summary: 44.8 Mtpa iron ore mine in the Cape Preston area with associated infrastructure, including power station, desalination plant, processing plant and accommodation, and port facilities.

Attachment 1 to Statement 635 � Increase in mining rate to approximately 67.4 Mtpa, increase in concentrator rate to approximately 19.6 Mtpa, and increase in the production rate of tailings to approximately 47.8 Mtpa � change to proposal approved under s45C on 8 September 2004.

Attachment 2 to Statement 635 � Changes in project layout and certain increases in infrastructure �footprint�, including relocation of the accommodation village and construction camps, desalination plant, services corridor route, gas pipeline route, waste dumps, tailings dam, port stockpiles, and expansion of the services corridor and use of a buried slurry pipeline in place of conveyor � change to proposal approved under s45C on 13 February 2009.

Attachment 3 to Statement 635 � Relocation of proposed pellet plant from its original location near the project minesite to the project port on Cape Preston � change to proposal approved under s45C on 18 March 2009.

Attachment 4 to Statement 635 � Increases in the �footprint� of the mine pit, waste dumps, and tailings storage facility, as defined by attached delineation coordinates, and increases in mining and processing rates � change to proposal approved under s45C on 3 July 2009.
Release Date: 16 July 2009
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0634 - Development of a Quarry and Industrial Site King Bay, Burrup Peninsula
Summary: The development of a quarry and industrial site on 7.8 hectares of land within the King Bay Eastern Lease Area, Burrup Peninsula.

Attachment 1 to Statement 634 – change to site boundaries and increase in quarry volume – change to proposal approved under s45C on 28 September 2011.
Status: Final
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0633 - Ravensthorpe Nickel Project, Bandalup Hill Shire of Ravensthorpe
Summary: The mining and processing of an average of 10 million tonnes per annum of nickel ore from three ore-bodies (Halleys, Hale-Bopp, and Shoemaker-Levy) near Bandalup Hill, approximately 35 kilometres east of Ravensthorpe, producing 220,000 tonnes per annum of nickel-cobalt hydroxide over a period of approximately 20 years, as documented in Schedule 1.

Attachment 1 to Statement 633 – Increase the maximum allowable area of the evaporation pond from 250 hectares to 391 hectares – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 22 December 2008.

Attachment 2 to Statement 633 – Construct and operate a Sands Reject Storage Facility - change to proposal approved under section 45C on 23 September 2010.
Status: Final
Release Date: 5 September 2003
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0632 - Champion Lakes Master Plan Development, Lake Road Armadale
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 10 July 2008
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0631 - Poultry Litter-Fired Power Station Muchea, Chittering
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0630 - location of the Cedric Street Wetland, City of Stirling
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0629 - Metropolitan Regions Scheme Amendment No 992/33 Clarkson-Butler
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Status: Final
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0628 - Cockburn 2 Combined Cycle Power Plant, Kwinana
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0627 - Koolyanobbing Iron Ore Expansion Windarling Range and Mt Jackson Shire of Yilgarn
Summary:

The expansion of the Koolyanobbing Iron Ore operation by addition of new iron ore mining operations at the Windarling Range and at Mt Jackson, together with a transport corridor connecting the three mining areas, as documented in schedule 1 of this statement.

Also refer to Ministerial Statement 874 for amendments to conditions.

Attachment 1 to Statement 627 – In schedule 1, Key Proposal Characteristics Table – change to proposal approved under s45C on 5 May 2005.

Attachment 2 to Statement 627 – Increase in area of native vegetation clearing at the Windarling W3/5 pit area by 52.9 hectares to develop a new waste dump (47.9 hectares with maximum height of 540m AHD) and extend the area for stock piling (5 hectares) – change to proposal approved under s45C on 11 March 2008.

Attachment 3 to Statement 627 – Correction of error in calculation of mine pit area for Windarling – change to proposal approved under s46C on 4 August 2008.

Attachment 4 to Statement 627 – An increase in ore production of 10/% – change to proposal approved under s45C on 7 October 2008.

Attachment 5 to Statement 627 – Increase ore production at the ore handling plant at Koolyanobbing from 8.8 million tonnes per annum up to 11.5 million tonnes per annum – change to proposal approved under s45C on 20 August 2010.

Attachment 6 to Statement 627 – Change to Schedule 1, Key Proposal Characteristics Table – change to proposal approved under s45C on 13 December 2011.

Attachment 7 to Statement 627 – Reduction of project impacts to Declared Rare Flora – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 25 September 2012.

Attachment 8 to Statement 627 – Increase in disturbance footprint of 45 ha at Windarling to allow for stockpiling of topsoil, subsoil and vegetation materials to be used in future rehabilitation – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 12 October 2012.

Attachment 9 to Statement 627 – Mining of Windarling Range W1 deposit below the groundwater table – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 20 November 2012.

Attachment 10 to Statement 627 – Increase to Windarling W4 West waste rock dump area and ore stockpile area – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 20 November 2013.


Status: Final
Release Date: 3 June 2003
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0626 - Perth Metropolitan Desalination Proposal
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0625 - Kwinana Combined Cycle Power Plant
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0624 - Kwinana Ammonia Project, Kwinana Industrial Area including Storage, Import and Export of Ammonia
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0623 - Yakabindie Nickel Project, Leonora
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0622 - Pinjarra Cogeneration Project
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0621 - Tutunup Titanium Minerals Mine Shire of Busselton
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 25 May 2006
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0620 - Relocation of the Cedric Street Wetland, City of Stilrling
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0619 - Methanol Complex, Burrup Peninsula
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0618 - Coastal Road From Lancelin to Cervantes
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 9 September 2005
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0617 - Methanol Plant and Product Export Within the Withnell East Industrial Area and Dampier Port, Burrup Peninsula
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0616 - Adjustment to Alignment of Product Services Corridor Near the Dampier Public Wharf Burrup Peninsula
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0615 - Donnybrook Woodchip Project
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 7 September 2004
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0614 - Ammonia-Urea Plant, Burrup Peninsula
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 14 October 2005
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