Correspondence with SA Government regarding Spencer Gulf Port Link EPBC referral

Dan Monceaux made this Freedom of Information request to Department of the Environment and Energy

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From: Dan Monceaux

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Dear Department of the Environment and Energy FoI Officers,

I am writing to request electronic copies (delivered by email to this address) of all correspondence between your department and the Government of South Australia regarding the status of the following EPBC referral (including its approval or otherwise).

Spencer Gulf Port Link/Transport - water/Port Bonython, Eyre Peninsula, SA/SA/Port Bonython Bulk Commodities Export Facility, SA (ref #2012/6336).

Requested documentation should include (but not be limited to) any negotiations/discussion between the two parties regarding reasons for a series of time extensions for consideration of the approval of a controlled action.

I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

Yours sincerely,

Dan Monceaux

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From: FOI Contact Officer
Department of the Environment and Energy

Dear Mr Monceaux

 

Freedom of Information Request no. 170906

 

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Department of the Environment and Energy


Attachment FOI 170906 Applicant notification of consultation.pdf
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Dear Mr Monceaux

Please see the attached notification letter.

Kind regards

FOI Contact Officer |General Counsel Branch
Department of the Environment and Energy
a: GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2600
t: (02) 6274 2098 
e: [Department of the Environment and Energy request email]

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From: Dan Monceaux

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Dear FOI Contact Officer,

Thanks for notifying me of the need to consult with two 3rd parties and for advising me of your need for a time extension of an additional 30 days.

Yours sincerely,

Dan Monceaux

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Attachment FOI 170906 decision letter signed.pdf
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Attachment FOI 170906 Attachment C documents for release Redacted.pdf
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Dear Mr Monceaux

 

Please see the attached documents.

 

Regards

 

FOI Contact Officer |General Counsel Branch
Department of the Environment and Energy
a: GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2600
t: (02) 6274 2098 
e: [1][Department of the Environment and Energy request email]

 

 

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