This document is the Program for Environment Protection and Rehabilitation (MPEPR 2020/017) for the Peculiar Knob (PK) Mine for Mining Leases ML6314 and ML6442 and Miscellaneous Purposes licences MPL125–MPL134, MPL141 and MPL147.
This PEPR updates and supersedes MPEPR 2019/030 which was approved by the Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) on 27 February 2020.
The approved PEPR has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Ministerial Determination 05 dated 12 July 2012, “Minimum information required to be provided in a program for environment protection and rehabilitation (PEPR) for a mineral lease and any associated miscellaneous purposes licence for metallic and industrial minerals (excluding extractive minerals, coal and uranium)”.
The Feral Animal Control Programme is a requirement of Condition 7 (Offsets) of the Decision Notice 2014-7154made under sections 130(1) and 133 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBCAct). The programme must be applied to a minimum area of 400 ha within the Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA) Baltana sub-region (Stony Plains STP-07). Implementation of the programme must commence prior to any vegetation clearance of the Peculiar Knob Iron Ore Project expansion area and remain in place until the expansion area has been rehabilitated in accordance with Condition 3 (Habitat Rehabilitation) of Decision Notice 2014-7154.