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Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd, Parramatta Creek Fish Processing Facility, Increase in Production


Public Comment Period has now closed.


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
For Further Information


The Proposal

Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd has proposed an increase in production capacity at its Parramatta Creek fish procesing facility located at 7216 Bass Highway in Sassafras. The proposal is to increase production from 12,000 tonnes to 33,000 tonnes per year of salmon products. The proposal includes a revised wastewater irrigation scheme with waste water piped to an adjacent land holding in other ownership at 7218 Bass Highway Sassafras.

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Dvelopment Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Latrobe 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 DPEMP) were made available for public consultation. The public consultation period has now closed.


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

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 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.

 

  Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd, Parramatta Creek Fish Processing Facility, Increase in Production - DPEMP   (12Mb)

  Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd, Parramatta Creek Fish Processing Facility, Increase in Production - Appendices   (51Mb)


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