Air Quality Fact Sheets
A series of Fact Sheets on air quality within Western Australia has recently been developed and released by the Department of Environment Regulation. The Fact Sheets provide information for the community on air quality monitoring that is undertaken by the Department in a number of regional centres and the Perth metropolitan region. The series includes an overarching Fact Sheet on air quality monitoring undertaken in Western Australia, and Fact Sheets on air quality in the Perth region; Albany; Bunbury; Busselton; Collie; and Geraldton.
Request for feedback
The Proposed amendments to the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Regulations 2008 to require record-keeping and annual reporting of waste and recycling data - Consultation Paper is now available for comment until 26 August 2016.
Mining company fined for hypersaline discharges
A Goldfields mining operator has been fined $50,000 by the State Government’s environmental regulator, following two hypersaline water spills at a mine in Widgiemooltha last year.
Company fined for hypersaline discharge
The State’s environmental regulator has fined Cliffs Asia Pacific Iron Ore Pty Ltd $25,000, after the company discharged hypersaline water near Southern Cross.