Sandy Ridge Project

Proposal description: 

The proposal is to construct and operate a dual kaolin (clay) mine and a waste facility, accepting Class IV (Secure Landfill) and a V (Intractable Landfill) waste from all of Australia, including waste from offshore Oil and Gas facilities. The waste would include amongst other things low level radioactive wastes and persistent organic pollutants. The proposal would receive on average 100 000 tonnes of waste per annum for approximately 25 years. The proposal is located 140 kilometres west north west of Kalgoorlie.

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Referred under EP Act: 
Last updated: 
12 September 2016
Current Status: 
Environmental Review document open for public submissions
Environmental Scoping Document open for public comment