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McConnon's Quarry, Buckland Rd, Buckland


EPA Assessment Complete


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


The Proposal

B & J McConnon have proposed to increase production at McConnon's Quarry from 5,000 cubic metres to 12,500 cubic metres per year.

Pitt & Sherry has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Glamorgan Spring Bay 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 EER) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.


Environmental Effects Report

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

McConnon's Quarry, Buckland Rd, Buckland - EER


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.

McConnon's Quarry, Buckland Rd, Buckland - EAR



Assessments Section
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