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 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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Rosslyn Hill shipping container isolated at Fremantle Port
02 August 2013

A shipping container containing lead carbonate has been isolated at Fremantle Port because it is buckled and cannot be properly secured for export.

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EPA recommends approval for municipal waste processing facility
22 July 2013

The Environmental Protection Authority has today recommended conditional approval for two technologies for processing municipal waste at the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council’s Red Hill site.

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EPA recommends approval for new Bunbury Port berth and coal export facility
17 July 2013

A new berth and coal export facility in the Bunbury Port Inner Harbour has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

The proposal by Lanco Resources Australia Pty Ltd to develop a coal storage and loading facility at Berth 14A will have the capacity to export 15 million tonnes of coal per year from Bunbury Port.

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EPA recommends approval for new 10 year plan to manage South-West forests
01 July 2013

The Environmental Protection Authority has today recommended approval of the Conservation Commission’s 10-year blueprint for managing the State’s south-west forests.

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