Media Statements

Media statements are also released by the Minister for Environment.

Please note that the email address for general media enquiries is info.epa@dwer.wa.gov.au.

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EPA to assess extended shark drum-line proposal
23 April 2014

The Environmental Protection Authority has set a Public Environmental Review (PER) level of assessment on the WA Shark Hazard Mitigation Drum Line Program 2014-2017 with a four-week public submission period.

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EPA determines not to assess shark drum-line proposal
12 March 2014

The Environmental Protection Authority will not formally assess this summer’s Shark Drum Line deployment, management and associated services proposal.

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EPA finds Port Hedland marina environmentally unacceptable due to dust
19 February 2014

A bid to rezone land in the Pilbara for a public marina and for tourist, commercial and residential development has been deemed environmentally unacceptable by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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EPA recommends approval for WA’s first aquaculture zone
17 February 2014

Western Australia’s first aquaculture development zone has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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EPA recommends approval for Gorgon expansion
06 January 2014

Chevron Australia’s proposal to increase the footprint of its Gorgon Gas Development has been recommended for conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Public comments welcomed to guide management of Cockburn Sound
20 November 2013

The Environmental Protection Authority has urged the public to contribute their views during its review of the environmental management of Cockburn Sound.

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EPA recommends approval for silver, lead and zinc mine for East Kimberley
21 October 2013

A new silver, lead and zinc mine has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Office of the EPA oversees safe transfer of lead carbonate
17 September 2013

The Office of the Environmental Protection Authority (OEPA) this morning closely monitored an operation to open and inspect a shipping container and move its fully sealed contents into another container.

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EPA recommends conditional approval for Roe Highway extension
13 September 2013

The Roe Highway extension has been recommended for conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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EPA rejects bid to rezone industrial land due to Pilbara dust
12 August 2013

A bid to rezone industrial land in the Pilbara for short stay accommodation and commercial use has been deemed environmentally unacceptable by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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