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Burnie City Council, Stage 1 Leachate Treatment Wetland, Burnie Waste Management Centre


EPA decision made.


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
For Further Information


The Proposal

Burnie City Council had proposed to develop a wetland treatment system and associated hydraulic infrastructure to manage and treat the Stage 1 landfill leachate at the Burnie Waste Management Centre. Treated leachate from the wetland system will be discharged to a constructed infiltration 'wet forest', with discharge during high flows via an overflow swale to a tributary of Cooee Creek.

The proponent had lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Burnie City Council.

The application was referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).


Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the DPEMP) were made available for public inspection, the public comment period is now closed. 


 

Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

The purpose of the DPEMP is to provide a source of information upon which interested individuals, groups, government agencies and the Board may consider the environmental impacts of the proposal.

The DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a DPEMP which were provided by the Board.

Burnie City Council, Leachate Treatment - DPEMP - Inc. appendices 3, 7, 8 and 9

Burnie City Council, Leachate Treatment - App 1. Study – Option Development

Burnie City Council, Leachate Treatment - App 2. Natural Values Assessment Unnamed Tributary of Cooee Creek Final

Burnie City Council, Leachate Treatment - App 4. Addendum to Stage 1 Landfill Leachate Treatment Study

Burnie City Council, leachate Treatment - App 5. BCC Assessment of Alternate Leachate Management Options 

Burnie City Council, Leachate Treatment - App 6. Hydrogeotechnical Investigation and Risk Assessment (3)

Burnie City Council, Leachate Treatment - App 10. Letters to Stakeholders

Burnie City Council, Leachate Treatment - FINAL DPEMP EXECUTIVE REPORT

 


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Council.

Burnie City Council, Leachate Treatment - EAR


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