|EIS status||EIS active|
|Description||A high-voltage overhead 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
CuString Pty Ltd has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the CopperString Project.
The Coordinator-General has released the draft EIS for public and government agency submissions.
You are invited to make a submission on the draft EIS, including the project’s potential direct and indirect environmental impacts and the effectiveness of measures proposed to manage those impacts.
The Coordinator-General will consider your submission as part of the evaluation of the project’s environmental impacts.
Submissions close at 5pm on 12 February 2021.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|21 December 2020 to 12 February 2021|
Draft EIS is on public consultation.
|4 September 2019||Terms of reference for an EIS ( 693 KB) released.|
|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.|
Last updated: Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019