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H & A Pty Ltd - Sand Extraction - Fairfield, Mount Joy Road near Cressy


EPA Assessment Complete


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


The Proposal

H & A Pty Ltd proposed to establish a Level 2 Extractive Industry and Level 2 Material Handling Activity at 'Fairfield', Mount Joy Road near Cressy in northern Tasmania.

H & A Pty Ltd proposed to extract up to 20,000 cubic metres of sand per year from a 23 hectare area defined by mining lease 1848P/M.

Sand will be extracted by front end loader and screened through a mobile plant.


Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the EER was made available for public inspection. The public comment period is now closed.


Environmental Effects Report

H & A Pty Ltd - Sand Extraction - Fairfield - EER


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 the Environment Protection Authority in relation to the proposal by H & A Logging Pty Ltd to establish a dry sand extraction activity at Fairfield, Mount Joy Road near Cressy.

The permit conditions required by the Board to be included, if a permit is granted by Northern Midlands Council, are contained in Appendix 1 of the Environmental Assessment Report.

H & A Pty Ltd - Sand Extraction - Fairfield - EAR

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