The following independent environmental reviews and audits of the development have been undertaken by Snowy Hydro as required by the Major Project approval:
• Environmental 3 Yearly External Audit 2016
• Environmental 3 Yearly External Audit 2019
The most recent Environmental 3 Yearly External Audit for 2019 found that there were no material non-compliances with the planning approval. The above reports have been provided to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment for approval. All recommendations and required actions have been addressed by Snowy Hydro.
In addition, Snowy Hydro maintains an Environmental Management System (EMS) for its operations that is certified to ISO 14001:2015 and externally audited annually. Snowy Hydro was recertified to the ISO 14001:2015 standard in 2018, and is currently certified until 2021.