Public Environmental Review
Thunderbird Mineral Sands Project - Public Environmental Review
Public Review Period: 16 January 2017 to 13 February 2017
Sheffield Resources Limited is proposing to undertake mining of mineral sands, over a potential mine life of more than 40 years; from the Thunderbird depositin the northern region of Western Australia. The mineral sands products will be transported to the towns of Derby and Broome, and exported through their respective Ports.
Sheffield Resources Limited has prepared the Public Environmental Review (PER) in accordance with EPA procedures and is released for public review. The PER examines the environmental effects associated with the proposed development, in accordance with Western Australian Government procedures. The PER describes the proposal, examines the likely environmental effects and the proposed environmental management procedures.
Public submissions closed Monday 13 February 2017
Copies of the document may also be downloaded free of charge from www.epa.wa.gov.au, www.sheffieldresources.com.au or www.mbsenvironmental.com.au.
Copies of the PER will be available for examination at:
- Broome Public Library
- Derby Public Library
- JS Battye Library
Hard copies of the PER may be purchased for $10 (including postage), or an electronic version is available free of charge from:
Sheffield Resources Ltd
Level 2, 41-47 Colin Street
WEST PERTH WA 6005
08 6555 8777
The EPA prefers submissions to be made electronically on its Consultation Hub at https://consultation.epa.wa.gov.au.
Alternatively, submissions can be
- posted to:
Environmental Protection Authority
Locked Bag 10
EAST PERTH WA 6892 or,
- delivered to:
The Environmental Protection Authority
Level 8, The Atrium
168 St Georges Terrace
If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please contact the Office of the Environmental Protection Authority on 08 6145 0800.