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Denmark—Water Corporation water supply upgrade project (brine disposal)

The Department of Environment Regulation is aware of Water Corporation’s Denmark water supply upgrade project, including the proposal to dispose of desalination waste water (brine) at Perkins Beach.


City Of Cockburn—ambient air quality study

The Department of Environment Regulation (DER) will be conducting an ambient air quality study in the City of Cockburn from May through to July 2015. Monitoring will take place in public places at various times of the day in the suburbs of Munster, Beeliar and Yangebup.


Request for feedback

Feedback is sought on the following Department of Environment Regulation (DER) pdfdraft Guideline: Submitting an application for the use of waste-derived materials (case-by-case determination)960.27 KB


Allawuna Farm Landfill works approval application

The public are invited to comment on the works approval application at Allawuna Farm Landfill (SITA Australia Pty Limited), as advertised in the West Australian public notices on Monday 27 April 2015.


Assessment bilateral agreement commenced

The Commonwealth and Western Australian Assessment Bilateral Agreement now includes the clearing permit assessment process under Part V Division 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and commenced on 1 January 2015.

The Department of Environment Regulation has updated its information and application forms to assist applicants and more information is available at www.der.wa.gov.au/nvp. 


Publication of material guidelines

The Department of Environment Regulation's final material guidelines for construction products and clean fill were published on 2 January 2015. These seek to encourage the use of waste-derived materials in circumstances where their use does not cause an unacceptable risk to the environment, to divert waste from landfill and reduce the demand for raw materials and fossil fuels.


Licence duration guidance statement

The Department of Environment Regulation’s pdfLicence duration guidance statement86.96 KBprovides guidance on the duration of licences issued under Part V of the Environmental Protection Act 1986. The guidance statement supports licences being granted for up to 20 years.


About DER

Our purpose is to advise on and implement strategies for a healthy environment for the benefit of all Western Australians.

pdfDER Strategic Outline 2014-155.97 MB

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Reporting pollution incidents

DER officers across the state investigate pollution incidents and work with other agencies to resolve them.

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Department of Environment Regulation
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