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Launceston City Council, Launceston Waste Centre Organics Processing Facility


EPA Assessment Complete.


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
Supplement
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
For Further Information


The Proposal

The purpose of this proposal is to establish an organics processing facility that will utilise untreated source separated garden organics dropped off at the Launceston Waste Centre and food and garden organics collected through a dedicated domestic kerbside service in Launceston to create a composted product.

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Launceston City 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).‚Äč


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 inspection. 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.

Launceston City Council, Launceston Waste Centre Organics Processing Facility - DPEMP


Supplement

Submitted in response to the Boards call for further information following the public comment period.

Launceston City Council, Launceston Waste Centre Organics Processing Facility - Supplement to the DPEMP


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Council.

  Launceston City Council, Launceston Waste Centre Organics Processing Facility - EAR   (10Mb)


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