Jackson 4 Iron Ore Mine and Haul Road

Closed 13 Jan 2014

Opened 7 Jan 2014

Feedback updated 4 Mar 2014

We asked

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

You said

There were 399 comments on the referral, most of which called for a level of API category B.

We did

The EPA determined to assess the proposal at the level of API category A. The proposal is located on a low-lying outcrop of lower environmental value BIF. No rare or threatened species are present. Rehabilitation is to be managed by the DMP under the Mining Act.


Polaris Metals Pty Ltd proposes Jackson 4 Iron Ore Mine and Haul Road. The proposal is to construct and operate an iron ore mine, haul road and mine infrastructure in the eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia, 50 kilometres north of Koolyanobbing.


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