Opal Vale Salt Valley Road Landfill works approval application
The public are invited to comment on the works approval application: Opal Vale Salt Valley Road Class II Landfill as advertised in the West Australian public notices on Monday 24 February 2014.
Media Statement: Bio-Organics
Over five days in early 2013, the then Department of Environment and Conservation conducted an odour field assessment in the area surrounding the Bio-Organics facility.
Make CleanRun EcoDrive your New Year’s resolution
CleanRun EcoDrive is a tool for fleet managers to drive down vehicle emissions and increase fuel efficiency. Based on a program tested with drivers of light commercial vehicles in Western Australia, CleanRun works to reduce vehicle emissions resulting in safer happier drivers and savings in fuel consumption.
Amendments to noise regulations
Amendments to the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 were gazetted on 5 December 2013, with most of the amendments taking effect on 6 December 2013 and the remainder effective March 2014.
To view the amendments see the Government Gazette, 5 December 2013.
Amendments to native vegetation clearing regulations
Amendments to the Environmental Protection (Clearing of Native Vegetation) Regulations 2004 were gazetted on 3 December 2013 and are effective from Wednesday 4 December 2013.
For more information see Regulatory reforms.
Community called to comment on Contaminated Sites Act 2003
The community is invited to comment on proposed changes to legislation on contaminated sites in Western Australia.
The Department of Environment Regulation (DER) has published a discussion paper371.44 KB as part of the second round of public consultation on the statutory review of Western Australia's Contaminated Sites Act 2003.