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Greenham Tasmania Pty Ltd - Greenham Abattoir - Coal Fired Boiler - Smithton


EPA assessment complete


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


The Proposal

A Level 2 fuel burning activity.

Greenham is proposing to install and operate a 10MW coal briquette fired boiler, capable of burning 1.2 tonnes of coal per hour at the Greenham Abattoir, Bacon Factory Road, Smithton.

The proposal involves the replacement of existing tallow and fuel oil fired boilers at the abattoir to provide heat and steam for rendering works and general site use. The replacement of existing boilers will enable tallow from the rendering operations previously used as fuel, to be sold.

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).

Greenham Tasmania Pty Ltd (Greenham) has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to the Circular Head Council.

The DPEMP was prepared by the proponents on the basis of Project Specific Guidelines, which were provided by the Board.


Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

Public Exhibition of Documentation

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


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

Greenham Pty Ltd - Abattoir Boiler - DPEMP


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. This report contains an environmental assessment and recommendations to the Board of Environment Protection Authority in relation to the proposal.

The permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted by Circular Head Council, are contained in Appendix 2 of the Environmental Assessment Report

Greenham Pty Ltd - Abattoir Boiler - EAR

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