|EIS status||EIS active|
|Description||A 1,100-kilometre 275-kilovolt (kV) overhead high-voltage electricity transmission line connecting the North West Minerals Provence and Mount Isa to the National Electricity Market grid south of Townsville.|
|Proponent||CuString Pty Ltd|
|Location/s||The transmission line would run from a new sub-station at Woodstock, south of Townsville, to the Chumvale sub-station, near Cloncurry. Subject to demand, the line may extend west to Mount Isa and south to existing and potential mining operations. View map.|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Have your say
The Coordinator-General has prepared a draft terms of reference (TOR) for an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the CopperString Project.
The draft TOR sets out the matters CuString Pty Ltd must address when preparing the EIS.
You are invited to comment on whether the draft TOR adequately covers all the matters the project proponent must address when preparing the EIS.
The Coordinator-General will consider your comments before finalising the TOR.
Comments close 5 pm on 2 August 2019.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|8 July to 2 August 2019||Draft terms of reference ( 647 KB) for EIS public consultation.|
|14 May 2019||Delegate for the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment decided that the project is a 'controlled action'|
|26 April 2019||Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration ( 246 KB).|
|February 2019||Initial advice statement submitted ( 7.3 MB) submitted.|