Eliwana Railway Project – Environmental Review Document

Closed 25 Sep 2018

Opened 27 Aug 2018


Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Fortescue) is proposing to construct and operate the Eliwana Railway to transport bulk iron ore from its proposed Eliwana Iron Ore Mine to its port facilities in Port Hedland. The Eliwana Railway links the Eliwana Iron Ore Mine to Fortescue’s existing heavy haulage rail network.

An Environmental Review Document (ERD) has been prepared by Fortescue Metals Group Ltd in accordance with Environmental Protection Authority procedures and is released for public review. The ERD describes the proposal, examines the likely environmental effects and the proposed environmental management procedures associated with the proposed development.

The Environmental Review Document may be downloaded below or from the EPA website at http://www.epa.wa.gov.au/proposals/eliwana-railway-project

Hard copies of the document may be purchased for $10 (including postage and packaging) or a CD version is available free of charge from:

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
Level 2, 87 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth, WA, 6004
6218 8888

Copies of the document may also be downloaded from http://www.fmgl.com.au/workingresponsibly/safeguarding-our-environment/environmental-publications

Copies of the Environmental Review Document will be available for examination at:

  • Port Hedland, South Hedland, Tom Price, Paraburdoo and Onslow Public Libraries and the State Library of WA

Public submissions are to be received by the EPA by 25 September 2018

The EPA prefers submissions to be made on this site, by completing the online survey below.

Alternatively submissions can be:

Posted to: Chairman, Environmental Protection Authority,
Locked Bag 33, Cloisters Square, PERTH WA 6850, or

Delivered to: the Environmental Protection Authority,
Level 4, The Atrium, 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth 6000.

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please contact EPA Services, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation on 6364 7000.


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