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JF White and Nominees - Blackberry Hill Quarry


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

JF White and Nominees is proposing to construct and operate a Level 2 quarry and crusher producing up to 90,000 m3 per annum of rock products at Blackberry Hill Road, Sheffield.

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).

The Proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to the Kentish Council.

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.


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 comment is now closed.


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

JF White and Nominees - Blackberry Hill Quarry - DPEMP

JF White and Nominees - Blackberry Hill Quarry - DPEMP Appendices


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains an environmental assessment and recommendations to the Board of the 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 Kentish Council are contained in Appendix 2 of the Environmental Assessment Report.

JF White and Nominees - Blackberry Hill Quarry - EAR

JF White and Nominees - Blackberry Hill Quarry - EAR Appendix 2

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