West Angelas Iron Ore Project – Environmental Review Document

Closes 25 Sep 2018

Opened 30 Jul 2018

Overview

Robe River Mining Co. Pty. Ltd. proposes to develop the West Angelas C, D and G iron ore deposits to sustain production at the existing West Angelas iron ore operations. The proposal is located approximately 130 km northwest of Newman.  Mining of the C, D and G iron ore deposits will involve the additional clearing of up to 4,310 ha of native vegetation within a mine development envelope of 26,400 ha.

A Environmental Review Document (ERD) has been prepared by Robe River Mining Co. 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://http://www.epa.wa.gov.au/proposals/west-angelas-iron-ore-project

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

  • Newman Library, 26 Kalgan Drive, Newman, WA 6753
  • Marble Bar Public Library, 20 Francis Street, Marble Bar WA 6760
  • Tom Price Library, Central Road, Tom Price WA 6751
  • State Library of Western Australia, Perth Cultural Centre, 25 Francis Street, Perth WA 6000

The draft Environmental Review Document is available for a public review period of eight weeks from 30 July 2018, closing on 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.

Areas

  • All of Western Australia
  • Kimberley

Audiences

  • Public
  • Industry
  • Environmental consultants
  • Land use planners
  • Local government
  • State Government

Interests

  • Environmental Scoping Document