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Artec Pty Ltd - Woodchip Mill Expansion Bell Bay


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

Artec Pty Ltd has proposed to expand production at their existing woodchip mill at 135 Mobil Road, Bell Bay.

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

The application has been referred to the Board of the Environment Management Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).

The purpose of the DPEMP 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 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 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 DPEMP Supplement to address issues raised in the public and Government Agency consultation. 


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

Artec Pty Ltd - Woodchip Mill Expansion Bell Bay DPEMP

Artec Pty Ltd - Woodchip Mill Expansion Bell Bay DPEMP Appendices

Artec - Woodchip Mill Expansion Bell Bay - Supplementary Report


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 George Town Council are contained in the environmental assessment report.

Artec Pty Ltd - Woodchip Mill Expansion, Bell Bay, EAR


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