Buckland Project - Iron Ore Mine, approximately 45 km south-southwest of Pannawonica, Shire of Ashburton

Closed 30 Nov 2012

Opened 24 Nov 2012

Feedback updated 24 May 2013

We asked

Public comment was invited on the referral to help the EPA determine the appropriate level of assessment.

You said

You asked the EPA to assess the proposal.

We did

The EPA determined that formal assessment of this proposal at the level of Assessment on Proponent Information (API A) will ensure the potential environmental impacts can be thoroughly assessed.


Proponent: Iron Ore Holdings Limited. The proposal involves mining, processing and delivery of iron ore in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

What happens next

Following the seven day public comment period and consideration of any comments received, the EPA will decide whether or not this proposal requires environmental impact assessment and, if so, what level of assessment will be applied.

The Chairman's decisions on level of assessment are released each Monday on the EPA's website.


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