Marandoo Iron Ore Project Revised Proposal 37km East of Tom Price Shire of Ashburton

Closed 25 Jan 2015

Opened 19 Jan 2015

Feedback Updated 14 Apr 2015

We Asked

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

You Said

There was one comment on this referral.

We Did

The EPA determined to assess the proposal at the level of API-A as the proposal raises a limited number of preliminary key environmental factors that can be readily managed and for which there is an established condition setting framework.

Overview

Hamersley Iron Pty Limited proposes to revise the Marandoo project located approximately 37 kilometres east of Tom Price. The proposal involves additional clearing of 400 hectares and the amalgamation of the three existing Ministerial Statements 286, 598 and 833.

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.

Areas

  • All of Western Australia

Audiences

  • Public

Interests

  • Seven-day comment on referrals