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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 launches new website, guidelines and procedures
13 December 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has today launched its new website and updated guidelines and procedures for environmental impact assessment.

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EPA recommends approval of the Solomon Iron Ore Project - Sustaining Production: Report 1588
23 November 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended strict conditional approval to extend the Solomon Iron Ore Project, approximately 60 kilometres north of Tom Price.

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Gold mine recommended for approval: EPA Report 1587
21 November 2016

A gold mine in the Great Victoria Desert region has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Iron Valley iron ore extension project recommended for approval: EPA Report 1585
17 October 2016

A proposal to extend the depth and area of existing mine pits in the Pilbara region has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Above ground rail line to transport iron ore recommended for approval: EPA Report 1582
19 September 2016

An above-ground rail structure used to deliver iron ore across 330km of the Pilbara region has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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EPA recommends approval for extension to iron ore mine: EPA Report 1581
12 September 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended stringent conditional approval for a proposal to mine iron ore on the Koolyanobbing Range, about 50 kilometres north-east of Southern Cross.

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Extension to uranium mine recommended for approval: EPA Report 1580
06 September 2016

An extension to Toro Energy Limited’s Wiluna Uranium Project has been recommended for strict conditional approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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New uranium mine recommended for approval: Report 1576
15 August 2016

A new uranium mine in the eastern Goldfields has been recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority.

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Public submission period opens for Mandogalup buffer
15 August 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has today called for public submissions as it examines the potential health and amenity impacts of dust associated with urban development in the Mandogalup area.

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EPA releases its report on Yeelirrie Uranium Project: Report 1574
03 August 2016

The Environmental Protection Authority has recommended a proposed uranium mine in the northern Goldfields should not be implemented.

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