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MJ & LM House, Quarry Expansion, Irishtown


EPA Decision Made


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


The Proposal

MJ & LM House has proposed to increase production from 5,000 m3 to 20,000 m3 at their quarry, Faheys Lane, Irishtown.

The proponent has lodged an Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Circular Head 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 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 EER) were made available for public inspection.  The Public comment period is now closed.

Following the public comment period the proponent was required by the Board to prepare a EER Supplement to address issues raised in public and government agency consultation


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 and planning 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.

MJ and LM House, Quarry, Irishtown, EER and Appendices 1 to 5

Environmental Effects Report
Appendix 1 - Revegetation Plan
Appendix 2 - Weed Management Plan
Appendix 3 - Phytophthora Management Plan
Appendix 4 - Risk Assessment
Appendix 5 - EER Guidelines

MJ and LM House, Quarry, Irishtown, EER Appendices 6 to 12

Appendix 6 - Flora and Fauna Survey
Appendix 7 - Geotechnical Assessment
Appendix 8 - Traffic Impacts Assessment
Appendix 9 - Aboriginal Heritage Investigation
Appendix 10 - Eagle Management Plan
Appendix 11 - Eagle Survey
Appendix 12 - Mining Plan

MJ and LM House, Quarry, Irishtown, EER Supplement


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 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 the environmental assessment report.

MJ and LM House, Quarry, Irishtown, EAR


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599 Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email:EnvironmentEnquiries@environment.tas.gov.au