PER - J5 and Bungalbin East Iron Ore mine proposal released today 5 September 2016

J5 and Bungalbun East Iron Ore mine proposal

 

released, by the EPA, to the public

 

today - 5 September 2016

 

The J5 and Bungalbin East Iron Ore mine proposal was rleased toady to the public for submissions.

Submissions can be made ONLINE (at the EPA website)

We have until the 31 October to male submissions - a period of eight weeks

 

We encourage evryone who is concerned about this mine to make a submission.

Best to focus on the aspect(s) that you are concerned about.  Also, if you have particular expertise in one area, good to focus on that area.

 

The PER is approximately 280 pages long plus appendicies. PER can be downloaded form MRL website. Note download each section individually (e.g. Executive Summary, Introduction ... etc) as total doc is ~129MB.

There are also additional Appendicies separate from the main PER document that provide details on the specific surveys conducted by consultants (e.g. fauna, flora or subterranean fauna surveys) - available on a CD from MRL (Mineral Resources Limited) as outlined in the EPA website in regard to the J5 and Bungalbin East PER.

MAP OF PROPOSED MINE AREAS ON HELENA AND AURORA RANGE - taken from the PER document (MRL 2016)

 

If you can, it will invaluable if you can address the EPA Objective and Key Environmental Values that relate to your areas of concern (listed in the Executive Summary of the PER document). All relates to impacts on Helena and Aurora Range and the Helena and Aurora Range Conservation Park.

Please don't hesitate to contact HARA (Helena and Aurora Range Advocates) if you have any questions, want to discuss any aspects of the PER or require more information.

MAPS FROM PER J5 AND BUNGALBIN EAST IRON ORE PROPOSAL - (MRL 2016)