Revised Proposal for the Roy Hill Iron Ore Mine - Public Environmental Review

Closes 25 Jan 2021

Opened 11 Jan 2021

Overview

Roy Hill Iron Ore Pty Ltd (RHIO) proposes to amend the existing Roy Hill Iron Ore Mine Proposal to increase the ground disturbance footprint by 5,995 hectares, incorporate a life of mine water management strategy (including water abstraction, dewatering and Managed Aquifer Recharge), revise the waste material management strategy including changes to backfilling of pits and waste rock dump locations, develop permanent surface water structures and have an increase to greenhouse gas emissions via the Revised Proposal.

An Environmental Review Document (ERD) has been prepared by RHIO in accordance with Environmental Protection Authority procedures and is released for public review. 

The ERD describes the Revised Proposal, examines the likely environmental effects and the proposed environmental management procedures associated with the Revised Proposal. 

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

             RHIO

             5 Whitham Road Perth Airport 6105

             6242 1000

Copies of the document may also be downloaded from www.epa.wa.gov.au or www.royhill.com.au

Copies of the document will be available for examination at:

  • State Library of Western Australia (25 Francis St, Perth)
  • Shire of East Pilbara Public Library (Kalgan Drive, Newman)

Public submissions are to be received by the EPA by 25 January 2021

Submissions are to be made at: https://consultation.epa.wa.gov.au

Alternatively submissions can be

  • posted to: Chair, Environmental Protection Authority, Locked Bag 10, Joondalup DC, WA 6919.
  • delivered to: the Environmental Protection Authority, Prime House, 8 Davidson Terrace, Joondalup 6027. 

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

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