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Category: Technical and reference docs

Burt, J.S., Kendrick, G.A., Masini, R.J., Simpson, C.J., 1995. Light and Posidonia sinuosa seagrass meadows in the temperate coastal waters of Western Australia. II. Effect of epiphyte species assemblage and biomass on attenuating light to the leaf surface. In: Contribution to the Southern...

Category: Technical and reference docs

A water quality survey was undertaken in December 2008 at two locations on the Western Australian Kimberley coast that were shortlisted as potential sites for the construction of an LNG processing precinct. Water samples were collected and processed to determine total suspended solids (TSS),...

Category: Technical and reference docs

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has developed an environmental management framework aimed at protecting the coastal waters of Western Australia from the effects of pollution. This framework is being applied to Perth's coastal waters in consultation with the community and stakeholders....

Category: Technical and reference docs

Following a blowout at the Montara wellhead platform on 21 August 2009, petroleum hydrocarbons flowed effectively unabated into the Timor Sea, approximately 175 kilometres (km) from Western Australian coastal waters, until the leak was contained on 3 November 2009. This report presents findings of...

Category: Technical and reference docs

The region of interest comprises State marine waters from Exmouth Gulf to Cape Keraudren. The primary aim of the consultation was to assess the level of community support for the environmental quality management framework proposed and, in particular, to seek public input on how the environmental...

Category: Other advice

This bulletin sets out the EPA’s views and expectations for the design of urban and peri-urban development proposals in order to protect naturally vegetated areas. It will help planners and developers in the integration and consideration of naturally vegetated areas during all stages of the...

Category: Other advice

The Western Swamp Tortoise is the one of the most endangered tortoises on earth and one of Australia's most endangered species. The EPA therefore emphasises through this guidance statement and the Environmental Protection (Western Swamp Tortoise Habitat) Policy 2011 that protection of the Western...

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...

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