Fitzroy Basin coal mine water releases—2014–15

Data supplied below for all coal mine water releases in the Fitzroy Basin in the 2014–15 wet season. Please note no data is provided on days where no coal mine water releases occurred.

    March 2015

    3 releases this month.

    Date released Mine Release point Receiving waters Authority Compliant
    1–2 Mar Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP1 (Dunn Creek) Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    7–8 Mar Moorvale Peabody Energy RP4 Harrybrandt Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    22 Mar Cook Xstrata Coal RP 1 Blackwater Creek Environmental Authority Yes

    February 2015

    15 releases this month.

    Date released Mine Release point Receiving waters Authority Compliant
    3–4 Feb Cook Xstrata Coal RP 1 Blackwater Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    4–5 Feb Curragh Wesfarmers Resources RP1 Blackwater Creek Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    4–5 Feb Peak Downs BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP2 Cherwell Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    4–10 Feb Curragh Wesfarmers Resources RP4 Mackenzie River Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    4–10 Feb Curragh Wesfarmers Resources RP7 Mackenzie River Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    5–8 Feb Ensham Ensham Resources Pty Limited RP1 Nogoa River Environmental Authority Yes
    6–15 Feb Hail Creek Rio Tinto Coal Australia RP3 (South Ramp 0) Bee Creek Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    20–23 Feb Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP1 (Dunn Creek) Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    20 Feb–1 Mar Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3 (Lake Gasteen) Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    20 Feb–17 Mar Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP2 Oaky Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    21–26 Feb Baralaba Wonbindi Cockatoo Coal Limited RP N1 Dawson River Temporary Emissions Licences Yes
    21–26 Feb Dawson North and Central Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP-DC01T Dawson River Environmental Authority Yes
    25 Feb–15 Mar Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal TEL1 Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    25 Feb–16 Mar Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP1a (Turkeys Nest Storage) Oaky Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    25 Feb–18 Mar Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal TEL2 Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes

    January 2015

    40 releases this month.

    Date released Mine Release point Receiving waters Authority Compliant
    16–17 Jan Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3 (Lake Gasteen) Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    16–20 Jan Goonyella Riverside and Broadmeadow BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP1 Isaac River Environmental Authority Yes
    17 Jan Peak Downs BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP4 Boomerang Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    17 Jan South Walker Creek BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal RP2 Bee Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    17–18 Jan Clermont Rio Tinto Coal Australia RP1 Wolfang Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    17–18 Jan Cook Xstrata Coal RP 1 Blackwater Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    17–18 Jan Newlands Xstrata Coal DP 23 Suttor Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    17–18 Jan Peak Downs BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP2 Cherwell Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    17–29 Jan North Goonyella Peabody Energy RP1 Isaac River Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    19–29 Jan Burton Peabody Energy RP15 Isaac River Environmental Authority Yes
    20–23 Jan Burton Peabody Energy RP9 Isaac River Environmental Authority Yes
    21 Jan South Walker Creek BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal RP2 Bee Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    21–22 Jan Peak Downs BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP2 Cherwell Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    21–23 Jan German Creek Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3c Parrot Creek Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    21–23 Jan Peak Downs BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP4 Boomerang Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    22 Jan Ensham Ensham Resources Pty Limited RP1 Nogoa River Environmental Authority Yes
    22 Jan Oaky Creek Xstrata Coal RP5 Oaky Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    22–23 Jan Caval Ridge BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP1 Cherwell Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    22–23 Jan Hail Creek Rio Tinto Coal Australia RP1 (Polishing Pond) Bee Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    22–23 Jan Saraji BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP4 Phillips Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    22–24 Jan Moorvale Peabody Energy RP4 Harrybrandt Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    22–26 Jan Newlands Xstrata Coal DP 23 Suttor Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    23 Jan South Walker Creek BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal RP3 Bee Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    23 Jan South Walker Creek BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal RP6 Bee Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    23–25 Jan Baralaba Wonbindi Cockatoo Coal Limited RP N1 Dawson River Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    24 Jan–1 Feb Ensham Ensham Resources Pty Limited RP1 Nogoa River Environmental Authority Yes
    24 Jan–3 Feb Curragh Wesfarmers Resources RP4 Mackenzie River Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    26 Jan German Creek Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3b Roper Creek Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    28 Jan Lake Vermont Jellinbah Group RP4 Phillips Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    28–29 Jan Cook Xstrata Coal RP 1 Blackwater Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    28 Jan–6 Feb Dawson North and Central Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP-DC03T Dawson River Environmental Authority Yes
    28 Jan–9 Feb Baralaba Wonbindi Cockatoo Coal Limited RP N1 Dawson River Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    29–30 Jan Norwich Park BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance Lotus Dam Stephen's Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    29–30 Jan Saraji BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP4 Phillips Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    29–31 Jan Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3 (Lake Gasteen) Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    29 Jan–4 Feb Hail Creek Rio Tinto Coal Australia RP1 (Polishing Pond) Bee Creek Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    30–31 Jan Cook Xstrata Coal RP 1 Blackwater Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    30 Jan–1 Feb German Creek Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3b Roper Creek Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    30 Jan–1 Feb German Creek Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3c Parrot Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    30 Jan–3 Feb Curragh Wesfarmers Resources RP7 Mackenzie River Transitional Environmental Program Yes

    December 2014

    17 releases this month.

    Date released Mine Release point Receiving waters Authority Compliant
    9–17 Dec Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP1 (Dunn Creek) Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    12 Dec Cook Xstrata Coal RP 1 Blackwater Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    12–13 Dec Oaky Creek Xstrata Coal RP3 Oaky Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    12–18 Dec Ensham Ensham Resources Pty Limited RP1 Nogoa River Environmental Authority Yes
    13 Dec German Creek Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3c Parrot Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    13 Dec Goonyella Riverside and Broadmeadow BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP1 Isaac River Environmental Authority Yes
    13 Dec Kestrel Rio Tinto Coal Australia RP1 (Environmental Dam) Crinum Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    13 Dec Peak Downs BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP2 Cherwell Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    13 Dec Peak Downs BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP4 Boomerang Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    13 Dec Saraji BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance RP4 Phillips Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    13–14 Dec Cook Xstrata Coal RP 1 Blackwater Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    13–14 Dec German Creek Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3c Parrot Creek Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    13–17 Dec Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP2 Oaky Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    13–23 Dec Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3 (Lake Gasteen) Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes
    15–18 Dec Baralaba Wonbindi Cockatoo Coal Limited RP N1 Dawson River Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    16–18 Dec Curragh Wesfarmers Resources RP4 Mackenzie River Transitional Environmental Program Yes
    31 Dec–1 Jan Callide Anglo American Metallurgical Coal RP3 (Lake Gasteen) Callide Creek Environmental Authority Yes