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Media statements are also released by the Minister for Environment.

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Independent Delegates recommend the Browse LNG Precinct strategic proposal may be implemented
26 October 2015

Three independent Delegates assessing the Browse Liquefied Natural Gas Precinct strategic proposal have recommended that the strategic proposal may be implemented subject to 28 conditions.

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EPA recommends approval for ‘replacement’ Pilbara iron ore mine: EPA Report 1559
07 September 2015

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended approval for the mining of a new Pilbara iron ore deposit, subject to a set of environmental conditions.

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Revised Marandoo iron ore project recommended for approval: EPA Report 1558
17 August 2015

Revisions to the existing Marandoo Iron Ore Project, 37km east of Tom Price in the central Pilbara, intended mainly to consolidate and update conditions, have been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

Hamersley Iron Pty Limited proposes to revise conditions applying to the existing Marandoo Iron Ore Project which comprises an open-cut iron ore mine, associated infrastructure and parts of the Central Pilbara Railway.

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EPA: Compact city needed to protect future of Perth-Peel environment
06 August 2015

The Environmental Protection Authority has backed plans for a more compact city to accommodate 3.5 million people in future and says it’s the best way to protect our environment in the long term.

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Wood Waste to Energy Plant recommended for conditional approval - EPA Report 1554
27 July 2015

Uncontaminated wood waste - normally disposed of in landfill - will be converted into electricity under a proposal recommended for strict conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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EPA recommends approval of the Forrestfield Airport Link - EPA Report 1553
13 July 2015

The Forrestfield Airport Link, which will extend Perth’s rail network, has been recommended for conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Southwest mineral sands mine recommended for approval - EPA Report 1552
13 July 2015

A new mineral sands mine in the southwest has been recommended for strict conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Paul Vogel to step down
01 July 2015

Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Dr Paul Vogel has today announced he will be stepping down from the position at the end of his current term in November.

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Iron ore mine extension recommended for approval - EPA Report 1551
22 June 2015

An extension to an operating iron ore mine 130km northwest of Newman has been recommended for conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Exploration Drilling E70/2227 Feral Prospect recommended for conditional approval by the EPA - EPA Report 1549
25 May 2015

A proposal for exploration drilling on the Feral Prospect (E70/2227), near the town of Perenjori – 348km from Perth, has been recommended for strict conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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