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Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd, Pre-mix Bitumen Plant, 415 and 429 Flagstaff Gully Rd, Lindisfarne


EPA Assessment Complete


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Environmental Effects Report
Supplementary Information
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
For Further Information


The Proposal

Downer EDI had proposed to install a new pre-mix bitumen plant at 415 & 429 Flagstaff Gully Rd to produce a maximum of 50,000 tonnes per annum of hot mix ashphalt. The proposed plant replaces an existing plant at the site which has a maximum production limit of 21,000 tonnes per annum.

The proponent had lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Clarence 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 EER) were made available for public inspection. Th epublic comment period is now closed.


Environmental Effects Report

The purpose of the EER 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 EER was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the project specific guidelines for preparation of an EER which were provided by the Board.

Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd, Pre-mix Bitumen Plant - EER


Supplementary Documentation

Submitted in response to the Boards call for further information following the public comment period.

Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd, Pre-mix Bitumen Plant - Supplement


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.

Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd, Pre-mix Bitumen Plant - EAR


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