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Metropolitan Mine

Mine Projects

Metropolitan Coal Project


Metropolitan Coal Project Fact Sheets

July 2008 Project Information Leaflet
June 2008 Project Information Leaflet
May 2008 Project Information Leaflet
September 2007 Project Information Leaflet (initial HCPL staff consultation)

Environmental Assessment Documents

Metropolitan Coal Project Environmental Assessment Overview

Volume 1
Executive Summary
Table of Contents
Section 1 - Introduction
Section 2 - Project Description
Section 3 - Planning Framework and Project Justification
Section 4 - Environmental Assessment
Section 5 - Adaptive Management and Rehabilitation
Section 6 - Statement of Commitments
Section 7 - References
Section 8 - Abbreviations, Acronyms and Glossary
Attachment 1 - Director-General's Environmental Assessment Requirements
Attachment 2 - Project Application Area
Attachment 3 - Peer Review Letters

Volume 2
Appendix A - Subsidence Assessment
Appendix B - Groundwater Assessment
Appendix C - Surface Water Assessment
Appendix D - Aquatic Ecology Assessment
Appendix E - Baseline Flora Survey
Appendix F - Terrestrial Vertebrate Fauna Survey

Volume 3
Appendix G - Terrestrial Flora and Fauna Impact Assessment
Appendix H - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment
Appendix I - Non-Aboriginal Heritage Assessment
Appendix J - Noise Impact Assessment
Appendix K - Air Quality Impact Assessment
Appendix L - Traffic Assessment
Appendix M - Socio-Economic Assessment
Appendix N - Preliminary Hazard Analysis
Appendix O - Environmental Risk Analysis


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