b'DBCT Sustainability Strategy 2020EnvironmentEnvironmentWe acknowledge and respect our unique location and are committed to being a leader in environmental management.Operating adjacent to neighbouring communities and within the GBRWHA brings with it a responsibility to ensureFocus Areasour operations continue to have no detrimental impactHealthy Reef and Ecosystemsonpeopleor the unique ecosystem. We are committed to protecting and enhancing theWater Managementenvironment through leading environmental managementClimate Change and Renewable Energy Transitionpractices, the use of innovative technologies and strongManaging Terminal Footprintpartnerships with environmental groups.Waste ManagementWe recognise climate change, and will continue our focusedClean and Safe Shippingaction on the sustainability of terminal operations. We will identify where we can take action to optimise efficiency and reduce emissions by reviewing our operations and lookingCASE STUDYfor opportunities to use existing and innovative technologies, including renewable energy sources. Water Management We are also planning in the context of a transitioningImprovementsglobaleconomy. DBCTs operational footprint includesSDG alignment offshore infrastructure within the GBRWHA. Thisrequires a strong commitment to environmental protection, particularly with regards to water quality and management. Between 2014 and 2016, $55 million was invested to increase on-site water storage by 1,000ML to 2,186ML and improve stormwater management across 70 What we are already doing hectares of coal stockyard. The increased water availability DBCT demonstrates proactive compliance through itsprovides the ability for recycled water to be used for dust environmental monitoring and improvement programs,suppression and supports management of stockpile runoff underpinned by ISO14001 certification.to ensure any water discharged from the site into the local environment isof the highest-possible quality.Minimising dust for workers and the surrounding community is an important focus. DBCT uses a variety of dust suppression techniques including spraying and2020 Focusveneering and has participated in a jointly managed airProgress key environmental improvement projectson site.quality monitoring program with NQBP since 1993.Rail receival stations have been enclosed to minimiseContinue to build the War on Waste Programcontinue dust,noise and vibration. The majority of wagon wheelstoachieve over 50 per cent recycling rate.arewashed as they pass through rail receival to reduceContinue to positively contribute to the community by dustgenerated by rolling stock as they leave the terminal.conducting quarterly beach clean-ups where data is shared Since 2016, over 6,700 native trees have been planted with Australian Marine Debris Initiative.on site through participation in the annual National TreePerform a detailed climate change vulnerability assessment.Dayfor the Mackay region.An offshore waste water return system has been implemented to reuse operational water on site. 18'