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Category: Other advice

This guidance: (a) applies to terrestrial habitats and wetlands, excluding aquatic ecosystems such as lakes, estuaries and marine habitats; (b) concerns land clearing where natural ecosystems will be reinstated; (c) focuses on effective use of completion criteria to measure biodiversity in...

Category: Other advice

This document provides advice on the use of generic separation distances (buffers) between industrial and sensitive land uses to avoid conflicts between incompatible land uses. The content of this advice has not been updated to reflect the EPA’s revised policy framework.

Category: State Environmental Policies

The State's first State Environmental (Cockburn Sound) Policy and implementation documents for the protection of Cockburn Sound were released by the Minister for the Environment in January 2005, after extensive scientific and public consultation. The Policy has been reviewed and updated and has...

Category: Key Document

The purpose of this Statement is to communicate how, for the purposes of environmental impact assessment, the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) considers the object and principles of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (the Act) provide the aims of EIA uses environmental factors...

Category: Technical and reference docs

This technical report comprises part of Appendix 4 of EPA Report 1359. The report is a summary of the vertebrate fauna values of the Dawesville to Binningup study area for herpetofauna, avifauna, non-volant mammals and bats, together with a consideration of the overall significance of the study...

Category: Other advice

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) endorses the use of the Swan Bioplan - Peel Regionally Significant Natural Areas (Peel RSNAs) information to guide strategic land use and conservation planning in the Peel Sector of the Swan Coastal Plain.  The content of this...

Category: Marine Dredging, Technical guidance

This Technical guidance describes the impact prediction and assessment framework that the EPA expects proponents and consultants to use so that predictions of the extent, severity and duration of impacts to benthic habitats associated with significant dredging activities are presented in a clear...