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


Public Comment Invited Until 31 March 2020


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Public Representations
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) are available for public inspection and may be examined during normal business hours at:

Latrobe Council Offices
170 Gilbert Street
LATROBE   TAS   7307


The DPEMP may also be examined at:

Service Tasmania
Ground Floor 134 Macquarie Street
HOBART   TAS   7000

Copies of the DPEMP may be obtained from the Enviornmental Manager (Freshwater Operations), Huon Aquaculture Group Limited (tel: 03 - 6422 0200).


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 DPEMP) from Saturday 29 February 2020 to Wednesday 31 March 2020 in writing to:

The General Manager
Latrobe Council
PO Box 63
LATROBE   TAS   7307

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


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


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)


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