Survey of Sea Snakes and Green Turtles to look at the long-term effect of the 2009 oil release from the West Atlas rig in the Montara Gas Field, WA (E2013-0073)
About the application
The department received an application for a permit to kill, injure, take, trade, keep or move a listed marine species in a Commonwealth Area under Part 13, section 257 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).The application is to conduct a survey of Sea Snakes and Green Turtles to look at the long-term effect of the 2009 oil release from the West Atlas rig in the Montara Gas Field, WA. The Green Turtle is a listed marine species under the EPBC Act.
Please see the documents above for further details on the proposal.
If the application for a permit to conduct the activity is approved, the permit will be valid for a period of up to five years. In accordance with the provisions of section 257(3) of the EPBC Act, comments were invited on this proposal. The comment period closed 26 March 2013.