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Tassal Production Intensification Dover


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

Tassal Group Ltd proposed an intensification of production at their Dover fish processing factory. It involved an upgrade of their wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and an increase in solid waste. It was also proposed that the new WWTP would receive treated effluent from a nearby netwash facility.

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 lodged a Development Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP to the Huon Valley 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 public comment period is now closed.

Following the public comment period the proponent was required by the Board, to prepare a DPEMP Supplement to address issues raised in public and Government Agency consultation.


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

Tassal Dover DPEMP

Tassal Dover Appendix A - E

Tassal Dover Appendix F - L

Tassal Dover Appendix M and N

Tassal - Dover - Intensification 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 Huon Valley Council can also be viewed below

Tassal - Dover - EAR

Tassal - Dover - Permit

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