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  • Environmental forms & templates

    Forms for exploration activity and environmental approvals, extension or exemption from reporting, drilling notification, rehabilitation cost estimation and environmental management for opal prospecting.

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  • Environmental codes of practice

    Codes relating to rehabilitation, produced water management, storage and transfer, fracture stimulation, well integrity and environmental management.

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  • Environmental guidelines

    Guidelines relating to exploration, mining and petroleum production, rehabilitation and environmental reporting.

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  • Environmental policies

    Policies on public access to environmental information, rehabilitation security deposits and the use of BTEX chemicals in CSG activities.

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  • Superseded guidelines

    The following guidelines may apply to older conditions of title.

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For further information
Environmental Sustainability Unit
Phone:
+61 (0)2 4931 6590
Fax:
+61 (0)2 4931 6790 (attn: Environmental Sustainability Unit)
minres.environment@industry.nsw.gov.au
Postal:
Environmental Sustainability Unit, NSW Department of Planning and Environment, Division of Resources and Geoscience, PO Box 344 Hunter Region Mail Centre NSW 2310
Office:
516 High Street Maitland NSW 2320 Map