Petroleum guidelines and guidance
Information for landholders about groundwater monitoring associated with onshore petroleum activities.
Guidelines outlining chemical discloure requirements for products, chemicals and other substances.
This document outlines the chemical environmental risk assessment process.
Guidance Note (For the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage (Environment) Regulations 2009)
This Guideline aims to assist petroleum and geothermal operators to develop, and obtain approval for an Environment Plan.
This document provides operators with guidance surrounding the content and structure of Annual Environmental Reports for petroleum and/or geothermal activities undertaken in WA State jurisdiction.
This guideline has been developed to demonstrate the ongoing protection and management of valued water resources.
This document provides guidance in the development of onshore Oil Spill Contingency Plans.
Minerals guidelines and guidance
Guideline for Mining Proposals - Annual Environmental Reporting Frequently Asked Questions
Guidance relating to the preparation of a comprehensive environmental risk assessment for inclusion in a Mining Proposal and/or Mine Closure Plan
Guidance relating to the preparation of site specific environmental outcomes for inclusion in Mining Proposals being prepared in accordance with the ‘Guideline for Mining Proposals in Western Australia, April 2016’
Aboriginal heritage matters in assessments.
Step by step guide for registering your Mining Rehabilitation Fund verification code.
Current policy for mining securities in Western Australia: Unconditional Performance Bonds to the Mining Rehabilitation Fund.
Frequently asked questions about the Mining Rehabilitation Fund.
A factsheet for tenement holders and the general public on the who, what, when, where and how of the Mining Rehabilitation Fund.
The current guidance document for the Mining Rehabilitation Fund.
This document provides advice on the process for Non-compliance with Mining Act 1978 Tenement Conditions.
EARS 2 Frequently Asked Questions - 254 Kb
EARS 2 Frequently Asked Questions
Administration of Mine Closure Plan.
Acid Mine Drainage - September 2009 - 318 Kb
This document outlines strategies available to prevent or mitigate the impact of acid mine drainage.
This document outlines the environmental obligations of mines in regards to care and maintenance.
This document provides advice on how to construct fauna egress matting and ramps.
Outlines the level of requirements when preparing Annual Environmental Reports.
Outlines the level of requirements when preparing Mine Closure Plans.
This document outlines planning before and during construction to produce cost efficient and effective rehabilitation of waste rock dumps.
This guide is directed to mineral explorationists to help define standards to prevent the spread of the disease.
This guide has been provided to assist tailings storage facilities (TSFs) designers and operators with preparing the required reports for managing a TSF.
These guidelines are intended to help industry meet legislative obligations of tailings storage facilities.
This is the guide to the preparation of a design report for tailings storage facilities (TSFs)
These guidelines have been prepared with the aim of protecting groundwater aquifers, wetlands, waterways and associated lands from degradation resulting from exploratory drilling for groundwater, mineral resources or other investigatory purposes.
The 2006 Guideline can be used for the remainder of 2016. From 1 January 2017 all new mining operations must submit a mining proposal in accordance with the 2016 Guideline.
New mine sites have the option of submitting their mining proposal in accordance with the 2016 Guideline, or the 2006 Guideline for the remainder of 2016. This document provides a detailed explanation of the transition arrangements.
Guidelines for Mining Proposals - Frequently Asked Questions
A risk and outcome-based regulatory framework for environmental assessment and management of mining activities.
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