Public Environmental Review - Solomon Iron Ore Project – Sustaining Production

Closed 8 Feb 2016

Opened 14 Dec 2015


Fortescue Metals Group Ltd proposes sustaining production at the Solomon Iron Ore Project which will allow the continuation of mining and maintenance of production at the Solomon Mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia through expansion of the existing footprint of the Project.

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

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
    Level 2, 87 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth, WA
    Telephone No. (08) 6218 8888

Copies of the PER are available for download from:

Copies of the PER will be available for examination at:

  • JS Battye Library and the State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis Street, Perth
  • Tom Price Library
  • Paraburdoo Library
  • Port Hedland and South Hedland Libraries
  • Karratha Library
  • Newman Community Library

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 8, The Atrium, 168 St Georges Terrace, Perth,

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please email

Why we are consulting

A Public Environmental Review (PER) has been prepared by Fortescue Metals Group Ltd in accordance with Western Australian Government procedures and is released for public review. The PER document describes the proposal, examines the likely environmental effects and the proposed environmental management procedures associated with the proposed development.


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