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Variation to an environment protection licence for Endeavour Coal

Endeavour Coal Pty Ltd (ACN 099 830 476), a wholly owned subsidiary of BHP Billiton Illawarra Coal Holdings Pty Ltd (ACN 093 857 286), holds environment protection licence No. 2504 that authorises, among other things, the carrying out of coals works and mining for coal at West Cliff Mine.

Endeavour Coal has applied to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) under Section 58 of the Act to vary their licence No. 2504 to authorise the limited discharge of certain pollutants from West Cliff Mine to Brennans Creek, a tributary of the upper Georges River

Submissions on Endeavour Coal’s application to vary licence No. 2504 are now closed.

All written submissions received are being considered by the EPA.

Notice of Variation of licence No. 2504

On 24 April 2013, the EPA varied Endeavour Coal’s licence no. 2504, issued under section 58 of the Act. Details provided in the notice, along with an updated version of licence no. 2504, are available on the EPA’s Public Register.

A statement of reasons, which outlines the matters that the EPA took into account in making its decision to vary licence No. 2504 is also displayed for public viewing.

Submissions received

The EPA has received submissions about Endeavour Coal’s application for licence variation and these are displayed for public viewing.

Endeavour Coal's application and supporting documentation

Page last updated: 30 January 2015