Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - Referral of Proposed Action: Carrapateena (Ref 2017/7895)
On Friday 10 March 2017, OZ Minerals submitted a referral document to the Department of the Environment and Energy in Canberra under the Commonwealth Government’s Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 – Referral of Proposed Action (EPBC Act). The referral is in relation to the area to be covered by a proposed mining lease at Carrapateena.
There is a statutory 10 business days timeframe where the public can make submissions in relation to the referral. The referral document and information on how submissions can be made can be found here.