The Natural Values of the Whicher Scarp

The EPA will, as required under the Environmental Protection Act 1986, continue to consider proposed developments for this area on an individual basis, however, the EPA recognises the significance of the natural values of the Whicher Scarp across a range of biodiversity characteristics at the genetic, species and community levels, and the small overall extent of the Whicher Scarp environments. Where the EPA considers a proposal is likely to pose significant risk to the outstanding natural values of the Whicher Scarp, it will be formally assessed.

The content of this document is the same as Environmental Protection Bulletin No 6, The Natural Values of the Whicher Scarp, August 2010. The cover and title have changed to be consistent with the EPA’s Policy Framework.

Published Date: 
August 10, 2009
Revised Date: 
December 1, 2013
Guidelines and procedures: 
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