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Forestry Tasmania Bridge Road Quarry Plenty Valley


EPA Assessment Complete


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations
Environmental Effects Report
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
For Further Information


The Proposal

Forestry Tasmania proposed to increase production at an existing quarry located at Bridge Road, Plenty Valley, to a maximum of 9,000 cubic metres of rock per annum, including 7,000 cubic metres of crushed material.

The proposal and supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) 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

A copy of the EER were made available for public inspection. The public comment period is now closed.


Environmental Effects Report

  Bridge Road Quarry - variation to forest practices plan   (861Kb)

  Forestry Tasmania - Bridge Road Quarry - Supporting Document Part 1   (10Mb)

  Forestry Tasmania - Bridge Road Quarry - Supporting Document Part 2   (9Mb)

  Forestry Tasmania - Bridge Road Quarry - Supporting Document Part 3   (8Mb)


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 Environment Protection Notice containing the conditions and restrictions with which the activity is to comply are contained in the appendix to the environmental assessment report.

  Forestry Tasmania - Bridge Road Quarry - EAR   (2Mb)


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

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.