Blue Hills Mungada East Expansion

Project
Proposal description: 

Sinosteel Midwest Corporation proposes an expansion of its existing operations at the Blue Hills Iron Ore Mine, involving the construction and operation of two new mine pits and waste rock dumps. A new processing plant and additional road infrastructure will also be established.

The EPA set the level of assessment on the Blue Hills Mungada East Expansion Project by Polaris Metals Pty Ltd, as an Assessment on Proponent Information, category B (environmentally unacceptable). Following the appeal period and the Ministers subsequent determination on the Appeals received, the Minister remitted the proposal back to the EPA for assessment at the level of Public Environmental Review (8 weeks). To view the original referral and scoping information and EPA Report please go to: http://www.epa.wa.gov.au/proposals/blue-hills-mungada-east-expansion

Assessment Number: 
2028B
Region: 
Referred under EP Act: 
s38
Industry sector: 
Last updated: 
28 June 2017
Current Status: 
EPA Report and Recommendations released - appeals open
EPA Report and Recommendations released - appeals open