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.