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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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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New Pilbara iron ore export facility recommended for approval by EPA
17 June 2013

A new Pilbara iron ore export facility has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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EPA recommends approval for new Midwest mineral sands operation
04 June 2013

The Environmental Protection Authority has today recommended approval for a new mineral sands mine in the Midwest.

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Pilbara multi-user iron ore port recommended for approval by EPA
20 May 2013

An innovative method to transfer iron ore from shore to ship, removing the need for dredging, has allowed a multi-user iron ore port in the Pilbara to be recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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EPA recommends conditional approval for new Mangles Bay Marina
29 April 2013

The Mangles Bay Marina in Rockingham has been recommended for stringent conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Pilbara Waste to Energy facility recommended for approval
08 April 2013

A Port Hedland waste to energy facility has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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State of the Art Waste to Energy plants environmentally acceptable
04 April 2013

Waste to Energy plants can be introduced in Western Australia in an environmentally acceptable manner, a new international study conducted by the Environmental Protection Authority and Waste Authority has found.

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