21 June 2019

NT EPA recommends approval of Grants Lithium Project

The Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority (NT EPA) has completed the environmental impact assessment of Core Lithium Limited’s Grants Lithium Project and concluded it can proceed in an environmentally acceptable manner by implementing recommendations made in the Assessment Report.

The Report is provided to the Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources (the Minister) and to the Minister for Primary Industry and Resources (the Responsible Minister) for consideration to guide the development of conditions and approvals under the Mining Management Act 2001 (MM Act).

Core Lithium Limited proposes to develop and operate the Grants Lithium Project on mineral lease 31726 on the Cox Peninsula, approximately 36km by road west of Berry Springs and 25km south of Darwin.

The proposal consists of an open cut lithium mine and ancillary infrastructure, with a proposed mine life of three to four years.

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