Strategic advice

Consideration of potential health and amenity impacts of dust in determining the size of a buffer for urban development in the Mandogalup area

In June 2016, the Minister for Environment requested the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) provide advice on the size of a land use planning buffer relating to health and amenity impacts of dust, now and into the future, in respect of potential urban development in the Mandogalup area. The request stemmed from the previous Government’s consideration of establishing legislation to control new sensitive land uses in the vicinity of the Kwinana industrial area.

Interim strategic advice - Perth and Peel @ 3.5 million: Environmental impacts, risks and remedies

The Perth and Peel regions are expected to accommodate an additional 1.5 million people by 2050, bringing the area’s total population to more than 3.5 million.

Whether that population growth is reached sooner – or later – it is incumbent on the present generation to lay the foundations for that growth to occur without further compromising our environment, both for its intrinsic value and because of the value it has to the health and wellbeing of the community.

Environmental and water assessments relating to mining and mining-related activities in the Fortescue Marsh management area (Report 1484)

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) presents to the Minister for Environment its Strategic Advice on environmental and water assessments relating to mining and mining related activities in the Fortescue Marsh Area (the Advice), published as Report 1484. The EPA is providing the Advice to the Minister in accordance with section 16(e) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986.

Environmental and health performance of waste to energy technologies (Report 1468)

Advice of the Environmental Protection Authority to the Minister for Environment under Section 16(e) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (Report 1468)

On 16 November 2011, the Minister for Environment wrote to the Chairman of the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and the Chairman of the Waste Authority, requesting that the two Authorities investigate the environmental and health performance of waste to energy technologies internationally.

This request sought information on:

Strategic Environmental Advice on the Dawesville to Binningup Area (Report 1359)

This report, published as Report 1359, provides the Environmental Protection Authority's (EPA) advice to the Minister for Environment under section 16(e) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 on the significant environmental values of the Dawesville to Binningup area. It applies the state of current knowledge and scientific data about these values to identify areas of conservation significance and areas that may have potential for development and land use compatible with the environmental values of the area.

Advice on Conservation Values and Review of Nature Reserve Proposals in the Lake Cronin Region (Report 1329)

This document, EPA Report 1329, was developed as a result of advice requested in November 2004 by the Minister for the Environment from the EPA under Section 16(e) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986.

In 1975, the EPA recommended "that Lake Cronin and an adequate area around the lake should be made a Class 'A' reserve for the Conservation of Flora and Fauna, to be vested in the WA Wild Life Authority" (recommendation 11.10, EPA 1975).

Advice on areas of conservation significance in the Preston Industrial Park (Bulletin 1282)

This report, published as Bulletin 1282, provides the Environmental Protection Authority's advice to the Minister for the Environment under section 16(e) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 on the project by the Western Australian Planning Commission to develop a structure plan for the Preston Industrial Park. The project covers 2,950 hectares and is approximately 4km east of Bunbury.
 

Keralup formerly Amarillo Masterplan, Karnup (Bulletin 1281)

This report, published as Bulletin 1281, provides the Environmental Protection Authority's advice to the Minister for the Environment under section 16(e) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 on the project by the Department of Housing and Works (DHW) to develop a new town site at Amarillo, a farming property in Karnup. Amarillo has subsequently been renamed Keralup.

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