Public Environmental Review - Proposed EMRC Hazelmere Wood Waste to Energy Plant

Closed 3 Jun 2014

Opened 5 May 2014


The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is proposing to build a wood waste to energy plant at the Hazelmere Resource Recovery Park in Lakes Road, Hazelmere. The proposed plant will indirectly heat residual wood chip to high temperatures in the absence of oxygen to produce valuable resources such as biochar and renewable electricity.

Copies of the Public Environmental Review may be downloaded from

Hard copies of the PER may be purchased for $10.00 (inc. GST / postage and handling), or a CD version is available free of charge from: EMRC, 1st Floor, Ascot Place, 226 Great Eastern Highway, Belmont WA 6104 Telephone No: (08) 9424 2222

Copies of the PER will be available for examination at:

  • Environmental Protection Authority Library/Reading Room
    4th Floor, The Atrium, 168 St Georges Tce, Perth WA 6000
  • JS Battye Library, 25 Francis Street, Perth
  • State Library
  • Local libraries: Bassendean, Belmont, Kalamunda, Midland, Morley and Mundaring

The EPA prefers submissions to be made online. Click below to make your submission.

Alternatively, submissions may be:

Posted to:
The Chairman, Environmental Protection Authority,
Locked Bag 10, East Perth WA 6892; or

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

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please ring the Office of the Environmental Protection Authority on 6145 0803.

Why your views matter

A Public Environmental Review has been prepared by the company to examine the environmental effects associated with the proposed development, in accordance with Western Australian Government procedures. The Public Environmental Review describes the proposal, examines the likely environmental effects and the proposed environmental management procedures.


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