Midland Brick Company Pty Ltd (Midland Brick) referred a proposal to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) on 3 May 2002 to indefinitely extend the time limit of its environmental approval for its clay excavation operation at Hallet and Copley Roads, Upper Swan and to expand the environmental approval to include Lot 19 Copley Road, Lots 19, 45 and 46 St Albans Road and Lot 100 Great Northern Highway, Upper Swan for further clay excavation operations.
The new areas to be included in the clay excavation operation include a portion of Coondaree Swamp classified as a resource enhancement wetland. Previous assessment number 504. Previous EPA Report Bulletin 599. Original Ministerial Statement 251.