East Rockingham Waste to Energy and Materials Recovery Facility (Assessment No. 1910)

Closed 23 Dec 2013

Opened 11 Nov 2013

Overview

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) invites people to make a submission on this proposal. Both electronic and hard copy submissions are most welcome.
 
New Energy Corporation Pty Ltd (New Energy) proposes to construct and operate an 18 megawatt gas fired power station to supply additional power to the South West Interconnected System. The power station will be fired by syngas which is produced by the gasification of carbonaceous waste diverted from landfill. Waste accepted on the site will be sorted to remove incompatible wastes and to recover some recyclables. 
 
The PER is available for a public review period of six [6] weeks from 11 November 2013 closing on 23 December 2013.
 
Comments from government agencies and from the public will help the EPA to prepare an assessment report in which it will make recommendations to government.
 
The EPA prefers submissions to be made online.  Click below to go to the online survey to make your submission.
 
Alternatively, submissions can be:
Posted to: Chairman, Environmental Protection Authority,
Locked Bag 10, East Perth WA 6892,
Attention: (Helen Butterworth); or
 
Delivered to the Environmental Protection Authority,
Level 4, The Atrium, 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth,
Attention: (Helen Butterworth); or
 
If you have any questions on how to make a submission,
please ring the EPA assessment officer, Helen Butterworth
on (08) 6145 0829.

Why We Are Consulting

In accordance with the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act), a Public Environmental Review (PER) has been prepared which describes this proposal and its likely effects on the environment. 

Areas

  • Peel

Audiences

  • Public

Interests

  • Public Environmental Review