Environmental Management Plans

A track record in preparing Construction Environmental Management Plans (EMPs), for construction, operational and decommissioning activities.

Key objectives of the EMP include:

  • Ensuring that company activities are carried out in accordance with environmental statutory requirements, the conditions of approval for the project, relevant guidelines and the client’s existing environmental management systems and procedures
  • Providing Environmental Risk Assessments consistent with the client’s Risk Profile and AS/NZS ISO 31000 and providing practicable measures to minimise environmental risks
  • Ensuring that  operations are carried out in such a way as to minimise environmental impact outside the project footprint
  • Identifying management responsibilities and reporting requirements to demonstrate compliance with the EMP

An EMP may provide management actions in relation to:

  • Cultural heritage
  • Erosion and sediment control
  • Surface and ground water
  • Beneficial uses of land in accordance with zoning
  • Flora and fauna
  • Protection of environmentally sensitive features
  • Vegetation clearing
  • Acid sulfate soil management
  • Tree clearing
  • Air emissions, dust and air quality
  • Construction traffic movements, access tracks and roads
  • Noise emissions
  • Site and contractor management
  • Stakeholder and community consultations
  • Waste generation and disposal
  • Soil contamination management
  • Regulator liaison
  • Waste water management