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Cornwall Coal - Cullenswood Mine


EPA assessment complete


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations
Environmental Effects Report
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
For Further Information


The Proposal

Cornwall Coal Company Pty Ltd (Cornwall) proposed to construct and operate a Level 2 open cut mine capable of producing 150,000 tonnes per year of coal at the ‘Cullenswood’ property. The proposed mine replaces a mine operating at the property.

Cornwall lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to the Break O’Day Council.

The application was referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).

The EER was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the project specific guidelines for preparation of a EER which were provided by the Board.


Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the permit application, and of all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EER) were available for public inspection. The public comment period is now closed.

The proponent has been required by the Board to prepare an EER Supplement to address issues raised in public and Government Agency consultation.


Environmental Effects Report

Cornwall Coal - Cullenswood Mine - EER

Cornwall Coal - Cullenswood Mine - EER Appendices A-C

Cornwall Coal - Cullenswood Mine - EER Appendix D (Part 1)

Cornwall Coal - Cullenswood Mine - EER Appendix D (Part 2)

Cornwall Coal - Cullenswood Mine - EER Appendix E

Cornwall Coal - Cullenswood Mine - EER Supplement


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. This report contains an environmental assessment and recommendations to the Board in relation to the proposal.

The permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Break O'Day Council are contained in Appendix 2 of the environmental assessment report.

Cornwall Coal - Cullenswood Mine - EAR

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