Submission Open for New DMIRS Outcomes and Risk Guideline Notes

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The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) have released two new draft guidance notes:

  • Draft guidance note: Environmental Outcomes for Mining Proposals – provides advice regarding the development of site specific environmental outcomes for Mining Proposals prepared under the 2016 guidelines.
  • Draft guidance note: Environmental Risk Assessments for Mining Proposals and Mine Closure Plans – provides advice regarding development of a comprehensive environmental risk assessment for either a Mining Proposal or Mine Closure Plan.

These can be accessed on the DMIRs website (external link). Feedback forms are available for both notes and submissions are open until 9 November 2017. MBS will be collating responses to both draft guidance notes.