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Category: Environmental Factor Guideline

The purpose of this guideline is to communicate how the factor Greenhouse Gas Emissions is considered by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) in the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process. Specifically, the guideline: describes why the EPA has published the guideline...

Category: Other advice

The main purposes of this document are: to provide information and advice to assist participants in land use planning and development processes to protect, conserve and enhance the environment, and to describe the processes the EPA may apply under the EP Act to land use planning and...

Category: EIA Procedures Manual

The EPA’s Environmental Impact Assessment (Part IV Divisions 1 and 2) Procedures Manual provides guidance, primarily for proponents and consultants, on the environmental impact assessment process for proposals. The Procedures Manual supports the Administrative Procedures and contains more...
EIA Procedures Manual (PDF, 610.23 KB)610.23 KB

Category: Environmental Protection Policies

Nutrient enrichment of the Harvey Estuary has been caused by the clearing of native vegetation in the policy area and by land uses that result in nutrients, especially phosphorus, leaching into waterways in the policy area and then flowing into the Estuary. This stimulates excessive algal growth...

Category: Technical and reference docs

The EPA has established an environmental quality management framework for Cockburn Sound, which has been given effect through the State Environmental (Cockburn Sound) Policy 2015 (Government of Western Australia, 2015). The framework is underpinned by established environmental values and clearly...