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Southern Waste Solutions Category C Cell Copping Landfill


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

Southern Waste Solutions has proposed to construct a 300,000m3 category C waste cell at their existing landfill at Copping.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Sorell 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 DPEMP) were made available for public inspection.  The public comment period is now closed.

Following the public comment period the proponent provided a response to address issues raised by a public representation.


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan


Southern Waste Solutions, Copping Landfill, Category C Cell, DPEMP

Southern Waste Solutions, Copping Landfill, Category C Cell DPEMP, Response to representation


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 Sorell Council are contained in the environmental assessment report.

Southern Waste Solutions, Copping Landfill, Category C Cell, EAR


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