Queensland Nickel’s obligations and responsibilities under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 remain despite the company going into voluntary administration.
A plan to manage the key environmental issues at the former Mt Chalmers gold mine has been developed.
The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, the Department of Natural Resources and Mines and the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation have been jointly working on developing a water management plan for the Collingwood Tin Mine site since the mine was placed into liquidation earlier this year.
The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) has been conducting water quality sampling at the Texas Silver Mines Pty Ltd site.
A green engineering pilot uses river restoration to achieve a better water quality outcome, while delivering cost savings, through the new voluntary market-based mechanism available for licensed point source operators.
Updated guidelines have been released about how the department undertakes enforcement action for non-compliance to legislation.
Now when you see illegally dumped rubbish or someone littering, you can report it online. See it – report it – stop it.