Proponent: Core Lithium Limited
Core Lithium Limited is proposing to develop and operate an underground lithium mine at the BP33 resource on the Cox Peninsula approximately 33km west of Berry Springs.
The proposal includes the development of the underground mine and associated site infrastructure, a water supply dam, sediment ponds, a run of mine pad, waste rock landforms, a storage and maintenance area, internal access roads and drainage infrastructure.
Ore would be transported in trucks via a 7.5km haul road to the nearby Grants Lithium Project for processing. The proposal will have a four year mine life and a disturbance area of 100.5 hectares of native vegetation within a 535 hectare mineral lease on vacant Crown land.
Stage 1: Referral
NT EPA notices
- Notice of Decision to accept referral
- Notice of Decision and Statement of Reasons
- Direction to include additional information in the SER
Statutory Notice 10 July 2020
The NT EPA invites public comment on a referral to develop and operate an underground lithium mine. The referral can be inspected on the NT EPA consultation hub, or obtained by contacting the NT EPA. Interested persons may make a submission by 10 August 2020. The NT EPA gives this notice in accordance with regulation 52(1) of the Environment Protection Regulations 2020.
|Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority||PDF 119.8 KB|
|Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics||PDF 119.8 KB|
|Department of the Chief Minister||PDF 149.4 KB|
|Department of Primary Industry and Resources||PDF 2.3 MB|
|Department of Environment and Natural Resources||PDF 3.6 MB|
|Department of Health||PDF 246.9 KB|
|Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture||PDF 891.0 KB|
|Department of Attorney-General and Justic||PDF 95.1 KB|
|Environment Centre NT||PDF 203.3 KB|
|Private individual||PDF 99.9 KB|
Impact assessment documents
|Referral form||PDF 411.1 KB|
|Referral supporting document||PDF 7.9 MB|
|Appendix A – Geochemical characterisation report||PDF 2.1 MB|
|Appendix B – Ecology report||PDF 3.5 MB|
|Appendix C – Surface hydrology and flood inundation report||PDF 3.1 MB|
|Appendix D – Desktop groundwater study||PDF 1.1 MB|
|Appendix E – Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority Certificate - Redacted|