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Guidelines relevant to resource activities including petroleum, geothermal and greenhouse gas storage activities.
- Application requirements for petroleum activities—ESR/2016/2357 (formerly EM705)
- Final rehabilitation report for resource activities other than mining—ESR/2016/1874 (formerly EM2840)
- Financial assurance under the Environmental Protection Act 1994—ESR/2015/1758 (formerly EM1010)
- Preparing a plan of operations for an environmental authority relating to a petroleum lease—ESR/2016/1821 (formerly EM1009)
- Prescribing noise conditions for environmental authorities for petroleum activities—ESR/2016/1935 (formerly EM632)
- Public notice and submissions about site-specific applications for environmental authorities for resource activities other than mining—ESR/2016/2384 (formerly EM877)
- The duty to notify of environmental harm—(formerly EM467)
- Transitional environmental program (TEP)—ESR/2016/2277 (formerly EM1365)
- Treated coal seam gas (CSG) water injection well construction requirements—ESR/2016/2379 (formerly EM719)
- Transfer of Petroleum Infrastructure to Landholders—ESR/2020/5403
Environmental impact statements
- Criteria for environmental impact statements for resource projects under the Environmental Protection Act 1994
- The environmental impact statement process for resource projects under the Environmental Protection Act 1994
Read more information about the environmental impact statement process.
- Structures which are dams or levees constructed as part of environmentally relevant activities—ESR/2016/1934 (formerly EM634)
- Manual for assessing consequence categories and hydraulic performance of structures— ESR/2016/1933 (formerly EM635)
Underground water management
- Baseline assessments—ESR/2016/1999 (formerly EM1088)
- Bore assessments—ESR/2016/2005 (formerly EM1178)
- Quick Guide—Make Good Obligations—ESR/2016/2681
- Underground water impact reports and final reports— ESR/2016/2000 (formerly EM1089)
- Requirements for site-specific and amendment applications—underground water rights—ESR/2016/3275