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BOC Ltd - Liquid Natural Gas Plant Westbury


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

BOC Ltd proposed to construct and operate a Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) plant at the Westbury Industrial Precinct. The project involves using natural gas from the Tasmanian Gas Pipeline to produce approximately 50 tonnes per day of LNG for use as a heavy vehicle fuel.

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).

BOC Ltd lodged a Development Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to the Meander Valley Council.

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 proponents 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​

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.


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP   (1Mb)

Appendices

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix A - General Project Guidelines   (83Kb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix B - Project Specific Guidelines   (235Kb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix C - Air Quality Assessment (no Figures)   (2Mb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix C - Air Quality Assessment (Figures 1-7)   (730Kb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix C - Air Quality Assessment (Figures 8-14)   (2Mb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix D - Noise Impact Assessment   (1Mb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix E - Flora Values Report   (2Mb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix F - Traffic Assessment   (710Kb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix G - Planning Scheme Considerations   (68Kb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix H - Hazard Risk Assessment   (2Mb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix I - General Location Map   (2Mb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix J - Site HSE Plan and Condition of Readiness   (951Kb)

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - DPEMP Appendix K - Certificate of Title   (145Kb)


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report (EAR) 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 Meander Valley Council are contained in Appendix 3 of the environmental assessment report.

  BOC Ltd - LNG Plant Westbury - EAR   (2Mb)

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