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King Island Council Reekara Quarry Expansion


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

King Island Council has proposed to expand the existing quarry off North Road, approximately 15 kilometres north of Currie . The proposal involves the development of a new area of land to the north of the existing quarry and the extraction, crushing and screening of up to 15,000 cubic metres of product per annum. Occasional blasting may be required.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP).

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 and Public Representations

Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the permit application, and of all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the DPEMP) were made available for public inspection. The public comment period is 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 and planning impacts of the proposal.

The DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the project specific guidelines for preparation of an DPEMP which were provided by the Board.

King Island Council - Reekara Quarry Expansion DPEMP


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 permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by King Island Council are contained in the environmental assessment report.

Reekara Quarry EAR

 


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599 Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email: EPAenquiries@epa.tas.gov.au