Public notices

Public notices include notifications of EPA decisions on whether to assess referred proposals, schemes and scheme amendments (previously "Chairman's Determinations"), reports released, new publications, opportunities for training, etc.

Detail on the EPA's decision on whether to assess is now published on the project page of the proposal or scheme.

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The following Proposal and Schemes were referred and levels of assessment determined.

ASSESS: PUBLIC ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW (PER) PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD: 6 WEEKS (NOT APPEALABLE)

  • Changes to Ravensthorpe Nickel Operations

REFERRAL EXAMINED, PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS AND INQUIRIES CONDUCTED. SCHEME AMENDMENT NOT TO BE ASSESSED UNDER PART IV OF THE EP ACT. ADVICE GIVEN (NOT APPEALABLE)

  • Shire of Kalamunda – Local Planning Scheme 3 – Amendment 75

REFERRAL EXAMINED, PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS AND INQUIRIES CONDUCTED. SCHEME AMENDMENT NOT TO BE ASSESSED UNDER PART IV OF THE EP ACT. NO ADVICE GIVEN (NOT APPEALABLE)

  • City of Cockburn – Town Planning Scheme 3 – Amendment 112
  • City of Canning – Town Planning Scheme 40 – Amendment 227
  • Shire of Narambeen – Town Planning Scheme 2 – Amendment 7

The EPA, in agreement with Rey Resources Limited, has recently terminated its assessment of the Duchess Paradise Project, a coal mine and transport proposal located in Canning Basin area in the West Kimberley.


Environment Minister Albert Jacob has announced a new fund to support co-ordinated conservation in the Pilbara.

The new conservation implementation framework will be funded through offsets from approved mining and infrastructure projects.

Read the Minister's media statement here.


The following Proposals and Schemes were referred and levels of assessment determined. The following report has also been released.

ASSESS: PUBLIC ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW (PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD: 4 WEEKS) (NO APPEALS)

1. Mining Area C – Southern Flank

PROPOSAL EXAMINED, PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS AND INQUIRIES CONDUCTED. PROPOSAL NOT TO BE ASSESSED UNDER PART IV OF THE EP ACT. ADVICE GIVEN (APPEALABLE)

2. Karnup Sand Mining Project

PROPOSAL EXAMINED, PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS AND INQUIRIES CONDUCTED. PROPOSAL NOT TO BE ASSESSED UNDER PART IV OF THE EP ACT. NO ADVICE GIVEN (APPEALABLE)

3. Additions to Concrete Batching Plant

REFERRAL EXAMINED, PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS AND INQUIRIES CONDUCTED. SCHEME AMENDMENT NOT TO BE ASSESSED UNDER PART IV OF THE EP ACT. NO ADVICE GIVEN (NO APPEALS)

4 .City of Melville – Local Planning Scheme 6 – Amendment 3
5. City of Busselton – Local Planning Scheme 21 – Amendment 11
6. Town of Victoria Park – Town Planning Scheme 1 – Amendment 72
7. City of Swan – Local Planning Scheme 17 – Amendment 134

REPORT RELEASED

8. Perth – Darwin National Highway (Swan Valley Section), EPA Report 1569 (Report Published 4/7/2016 and Appeals Close 18/7/2016)

 


ASSESS: ASSESSMENT ON PROPONENT INFORMATION (CATEGORY A)

  1. Iron Valley Below Water Table Project
  2. Gruyere Gold Project

PROPOSAL EXAMINED, PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS AND INQUIRIES CONDUCTED. PROPOSAL NOT TO BE ASSESSED UNDER PART IV OF THE EP ACT. ADVICE GIVEN (APPEALABLE)

  1. Maintenance Dredging of Garden Island Wharves

REFERRAL EXAMINED, PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATIONS AND INQUIRIES CONDUCTED. SCHEME AMENDMENT NOT TO BE ASSESSED UNDER PART IV OF THE EP ACT. NO ADVICE GIVEN (NO APPEALS)

  1. City of Greater Geraldton – Local Planning Scheme 1 – Amendment 1
  2. City of Kwinana – Town Planning Scheme 2 – Amendment 150
  3. Shire of Capel – Town Planning Scheme 7 – Amendment 64
  4. City of Cockburn – Town Planning Scheme 3 – Amendment 116

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