Waitsia Gas Project: Stage 2 - Additional Information

Closed 7 May 2020

Opened 23 Apr 2020


AWE Perth Pty Ltd is proposing to construct and operate a 250 terajoules per day Gas Plant and related infrastructure approximately 16 km east-south-east of the Dongara-Port Denison townsites. The proposal will produce gas from the Waitsia gas field using conventional methods, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) will not be undertaken as part of this proposal.

The proposal would require the clearing of 17 hectares of native vegetation within a 345 hectare development envelope.

The Level of Assessment was set at Referral Information with Additional Information (2 week public review). The additional information required was the provision of four Environmental Management Plans for public comment. The EPA has not endorsed these plans but is making them available for public comment as a part of the assessment. 

The referral information is available as background information on the EPA’s website at http://www.epa.wa.gov.au/proposals/waitsia-gas-project-stage-2  under 1. Referral, however the EPA is seeking public submission on the additional information prepared by AWE Perth Pty Ltd.

The additional information is released for public review for two weeks commencing 23 April 2020 and closing 7 May 2020.

The additional information is available for download from the EPA website at http://www.epa.wa.gov.au/proposals/waitsia-gas-project-stage-2  under 3. Assessment ˃ Environmental Review.

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, Joondalup DC WA 6919; or

Delivered to:

Environmental Protection Authority

Prime House, 8 Davidson Terrace, Joondalup

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please email info.epa@dwer.wa.gov.au or phone EPA Services – Department of Water and Environmental Regulation on 6364 7000.


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