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Southern Midlands Council, Fishs Quarry, Oatlands

EPA Assessment Complete

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


The Proposal

Southern Midlands Council had proposed to extract, process and crush up to 15,000m3 of dolerite and sedimentary material per annum.

The proponent had lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Southern Midlands 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 comment period is 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.

  Southern Midlands, Fishs Quarry - EER   (5Mb)

  Appendix 1 - Geology and Resource Potential Assessment   (961Kb)

  Appendix 2 - Traffic Impact Assessment   (2Mb)

  Appendix 3 - Unanticipated Discovery Plan   (142Kb)

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.

  Southern Midlands, Fishs Quarry - EAR   (2Mb)

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