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Norske Skog Paper Mills Australia Ltd, Boyer Mill, 1279 Boyer Rd, Boyer


EPA Assessment Complete.


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


The Proposal

Norske Skog Paper Mills (Australia) Ltd had proposed to construct and operate a prototype chemical plant at its Boyer Mill, processing a maximum of 866 tonnes of softwood per year to manufacture 50 tonnes per year of organic solvent.

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). An Environmental Effects Report (EER) has been lodged in support of the above proposal.


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. The public 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.

Norske Skog Paper Mills (Australia) Ltd - Environmental Effects Report


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.

Norske Skog Paper Mills (Australia) Ltd - EAR


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