Draft guideline: Dust emissions

Closed 5 Nov 2021

Opened 3 Aug 2021


The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (the department) sought public comment on the Draft guideline: Dust emissions.

The guideline is part of a series of technical documents aimed at providing guidance on the department's requirements for the assessment of emissions under Part V of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act).

The guideline sets out the department's information requirements for the analysis of dust emission impact from activities at prescribed premises. The guideline will apply to all applications for a works approval or licence (including amendments) under Part V of the EP Act with an identified dust emission component. 

The public consultation period ran for three months from 3 August 2021 until 5 November 2021.

Consultation update

Thank you to everyone who made a submission during the consultation phase.  

All feedback will be considered in finalising the guideline. Submissions will be collated in a consultation summary report.

Related document

Draft guideline: Dust emissions


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  • Environmental Protection
  • Air Quality