Environment Management Plans

The key objectives of the EMP include:

  • Ensuring that company activities are carried out in accordance with environmental statutory requirements, the conditions of approval for the project, relevant guidelines and the company’s existing environmental management systems and procedures;
  • Providing Environmental Risk Assessments consistent with the client’s Risk Profile and AS/NZS ISO 31000 and providing practicable measures to minimise environmental risks;
  • Ensuring that operations are carried out in such a way as to minimise environmental impact outside the project footprint;
  • Identifying management responsibilities and reporting requirements to demonstrate compliance with the EMP.


An EMP may provide management actions in relation to:

  • Cultural heritage
  • Tree clearing
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Air emissions, dust and air quality
  • Surface and groundwater
  • Construction traffic movements, access tracks and roads
  • Beneficial uses of land in accordance with zoning
  • Noise emissions
  • Flora and fauna
  • Site and contractor management
  • Protection of environmentally sensitive features
  • Stakeholder and community consultations
  • Vegetation clearing
  • Waste generation and disposal
  • Acid sulfate soil management
  • Soil contamination management
  • Waste water management
  • Regulator liaison