EPA Annual Report 2008-2009

Contents
CHAIRMAN’S OVERVIEW
MEMBERS
MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES: Review of WA’s Environmental Impact Assessment process; Water Quality Improvement Plan for the Rivers and Estuary of the Peel-Harvey System – Phosphorus Management; Whicher Scarp; Perth’s Water Supplies into the future; Environmental Impact Assessment of Coal-Fired Power Station Proposals; Lake Cronin; Dredging; Memoranda of Understanding; Climate change, population growth and planning.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BULLETINS: Number 2 - Port Hedland Dust and Noise; Number 4 - Strategic Advice – Dawesville to Binningup; Number 5 - Deep Drainage in the Wheatbelt.
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF PROPOSALS
TIMELINES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF PROPOSALS: Strategic Environmental Assessment; Application of s4A principles.
MAJOR PROJECTS: Yannarie Solar Salt; Liquefied Natural Gas; Manjimup 40MW biomass power plant; Iron Ore; Ports; Smiths Beach.
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF PLANNING SCHEMES: City of Geraldton-Greenough Town Planning Scheme No 1A Amendment 4 – Brand Highway, Cape Burney.
SECTION 45C APPROVALS
POLICY DEVELOPMENT: Environmental Protection Policies; Policies being implemented; Position Statements; Guidance Statements; Ministerial Taskforce on Sharing Environmental Assessment Knowledge; 2008 Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards.
MONITORING OF LIQUID WASTE TREATMENT FACILITY, BROOKDALE
REGULATION 17 APPLICATIONS
CONSULTATION
SITE VISITS CARRIED OUT BY THE EPA
STAKEHOLDER REFERENCE GROUP
APPENDICES
APPENDIX 1: Environmental Review and Management Programme (ERMP) and Public Environmental Review (PER) Reports
APPENDIX 2: Environmental Protection Statement and Assessment (EPS) on Referral Information (ARI) Reports
APPENDIX 3: Proposal Unlikely to be Environmentally Acceptable (PUEA) Reports
APPENDIX 4: Strategic Environmental Assessment Report
APPENDIX 5: Section 16 Strategic Advice Reports
APPENDIX 6: Section 46 Reports
APPENDIX 7: Section 48A Reports
APPENDIX 8: Regulation 17 Variation Reports
APPENDIX 9: Position Statements (For information - none completed 08/09)
APPENDIX 10: Guidance Statements for the Assessment of Environmental Factors (Number 19 & 20 completed 08/09)
APPENDIX 11: Environmental Protection Bulletins
APPENDIX 12: EPA site visits
APPENDIX 13: Attendance at EPA Meetings
APPENDIX 14: Section 45C list of approved changes to proposals
APPENDIX 15: Financial Report 65; Electoral Act 1907 (s175 ZE Disclosure)
APPENDIX 16: Abbreviations

Published Date: 
September 2009