1. Decision of Environmental Protection Authority to submit assessment report of Browse LNG Precinct Proposal is invalid
2. Decision of Minister for Environment to the effect that the Browse LNG Precinct Proposal may be implemented is invalid
3. Decision of Environmental Protection Authority to declare the a development proposal presented to the Authority by Woodside Energy Ltd a derived proposal is invalid
PM - Environmentalists say James Price Point decision could have ramifications for other projects 19/08/2013
MARK COLVIN: In an extraordinary decision, the West Australian Supreme Court has ruled unlawful and invalid a number of the state's decisions to grant approval to the massive James Price Point gas hub.
The Chief Justice Wayne Martin issued damning rulings on three of the Environmental Protection Authority's approvals.
The reason: major financial conflicts of interest.
The Chief Justice said the majority of the board members had a financial interest in the matter but were still allowed to be involved in the approval process.
His decision also condemns the then environment minister for giving the go ahead despite the conflicts.
Caitlyn Gribbin reports.