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Boral Construction Materials Limited, Tonganah Sand Extractive Pit, Tonganah


Public Comment Invited Until 7 April 2020.


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Public Representations
Environmental Effects Report
For Further Information


The Proposal

Boral Construction Materials Limited has proposed to construct and operate a sand extractive pit located off Goanna Track at Tonganah.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Dorset 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

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EER) are available for public inspection and may be examined during normal business hours at:

Service Tasmania
Ground floor
134 Macquarie Street
HOBART   TAS   7000

Copies of the EER may be available from either the council on ph: 03 - 6352 6500 or EPA on ph: 03 - 6165 4599.


Public Representations

In accordance with s.57(5) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (LUPAA), any person may make a representation relating to the permit application (including the EER) from Wednesday 25 March 2020  to Tuesday 7 April 2020 in writing to:

General Manager
Dorset Council
PO Box 21
SCOTTSDALE   TAS   7260

Or by emailing the General Manager at: dorset@dorset.tas.gov.au 

Please note that representations may be publicly disclosed unless there is legitimate reason for confidentiality. If you would like your submission to remain confidential, please make a statement to that effect and indicate the basis for the request.


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.

  Boral Construction Materials Limited, Tonganah Sand Extractive Pit, Tonganah - EER   (9Mb)


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1550
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au