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Projects Currently under Assessment

The following projects are currently subject to review under the Environmental Assessment Act. During this period, there will be the opportunity for public to comment at the various stages in the assessment process. Documents open for comment are listed on the Projects for Public Comment page .

Abbreviations used on this page:

  • EIS - Environmental Impact Statement
  • PER - Public Environmental Report


Recent decisions that an EIS / PER is required

Project Proponent NT EPA Decision &Statement of Reasons Date of Decision
Grants Lithium Project Core Exploration LimitedDecision & Statement of Reasons3 May 2018
Daly River Road Pyrolysis Plant Mr Anthony Gurr and Ms Bao Huang Decision & Statement of Reasons 12 September 2017

Draft Terms of Reference for the preparation of an EIS / PER

Project Proponent Exhibition Dates
There are currently no draft Terms of Reference for comment  

Terms of Reference for the preparation of an EIS / PER

Project Proponent Date Issued
Roper Valley Iron Ore ProjectNorthern Territory Iron Ore Pty Ltd17 November 2017
Jervois Base Metal Project KGL Resources 11 August 2017
Rehabilitation of the Former Rum Jungle Mine Site Department of Primary Industry and Resources 17 March 2017
Darwin Refinery TNG Limited 20 May 2016
Bayview - The Boulevarde Dover Investments Pty Ltd 5 August 2015
East Arm Marine Industry Park NT Land Development Corporation 13 February 2015
Tropical Tidal Testing Centre Tenax Energy Pty Ltd 12 December 2014
East Point Outfall Project Power and Water Corporation 18 October 2014
Frances Creek Mine (Elizabeth Marion Area) Territory Iron Pty Ltd 6 October 2014
Jervois Base Metal Project KGL Resources 28 May 2014
Clarence Strait Tidal Energy Project Tenax Energy 8 July 2009

Draft EIS / PER submitted

Project Proponent Exhibition Dates
Lee Point Master Planned Urban DevelopmentDefence Housing Australia18 November 2017 - COB 1 February 2018
Ammaroo Phosphate ProjectVerdant Minerals Ltd28 October 2017 - 8 December 2017
McArthur River Mine - Overburden Management Project McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd 22 March 2017 - 3 May 2017
Toms Gully Underground Project Primary Gold Limited 26 September  - 6 November 2015
Ranger 3 Deeps Underground Mine Energy Resources of Australia Pty Ltd 4 October - 13 December 2014