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Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - St Helens


EPA assessment complete


The Proposal
Project Documentation
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
Addendum
Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations
Report and Recommendations to the Resource Planning and Development Commission
For Further Information


The Proposal

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd proposed to reopen and operate Dianas Basin quarry near St Helens as a Level 2 activity. The proposal involved the extraction and crushing of up to 50,000 cubic metres of material per annum.

The proponent has lodged a combined permit application and planning scheme amendment, with supporting documentation, to the Break O'Day 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).


Project Documentation

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - Part A

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - Part B

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - List of Appendices

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - Appendix B

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - Appendix C

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - Appendix D


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

An environmental assessment report was completed and contains an environmental assessment of the proposal, as described in the documentation. The permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit by Break O'Day Council are contained in Attachment 3 of the environmental assessment report.

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - EAR


Addendum

Subsequent to the Board's assessment of the above proposal the proponent submitted the following addendum to the project.

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - Addendum


Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the application, all plans and documentation submitted with the application, the permit and reasons for the decision were made available for public inspection. The public comment period has now closed.


Report and Recommendations to the Resource Planning and Development Commission

In accordance with section 43F(7)(b) of the LUPA Act the Board prepared a report (the Report) for the Resource Planning and Development Commission. The report considers the representations submitted during the public comment period, makes comment in relation to environmental issues which fall within the scope of the environmental assessment conducted by the Board and contains the Board's assessment of the addendum to the proposal.

The Report recommends a number of changes to the permit conditions that were originally recommended by the EPA Board.

Dennis Fieldwick Pty Ltd - Dianas Basin Quarry - Report to RPDC

The final decision of the Resource Planning and Development Commission is available on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website.

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