Woodside Solar Facility - Additional Information

Closed 17 Mar 2023

Opened 27 Feb 2023


The EPA has made this Environmental Review Supporting Document (ERSD) available for public review from 27 February to 17 March 2023.  

The EPA has extended the public review period by four days in response to the proponent’s request to account for the public holiday.  

The closing date for submissions is 17 March 2023. Duplicates will not be considered 

Woodside Energy Ltd is proposing to construct and operate the Woodside Solar Facility in the Maitland Strategic Industrial Estate, located approximately 15 km south-west of Karratha, in the Pilbara region of WA. 

An Environmental Review Supporting Document (ERSD) has been prepared by Woodside Energy Ltd in accordance with Environmental Protection Authority procedures and is released for public review.  

The ERSD describes the proposal, examines the likely environmental effects and the proposed environmental management procedures associated with the proposed development.  

The ERSD also satisfies the requirements for an accredited assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) (EPBC Ref: 2022/09328) and includes assessment of potential significant impacts of the proposal to Matters of National Environmental Significance.   

The EPA prefers submissions to be made electronically via the EPA’s Consultation Hub at   

Alternatively, submissions can be:   

  • posted to: Chair, Environmental Protection Authority, Locked Bag 10 Joondalup DC WA 6919, or   

  • delivered to: the Environmental Protection Authority, Prime House 8 Davidson Terrace, Joondalup WA 6027.  

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please contact EPA Services, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation on (08) 6364 7000.



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