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Southern Waste Solutions, Treatment Wetlands Pilot Trial, Copping Landfill


Public Comment Invited Until 18 December 2018


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Public Representations
Environmental Effects Report
For Further Information


The Proposal

Southern Waste Solutions has proposed to construct and operate a pilot wetland leachate treatment system.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Sorell 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) are available for public inspection and may be examined during normal business hours at:

Sorell Council Chambers
47 Cole Street
SORELL   TAS   7072

The EER may also be examined at:

Service Tasmania
Ground floor
134 Macquarie Street
HOBART   TAS   7000

Copies of the EER may be requested from the Southern Waste Solutions office (ph:6273 9712).


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 EER) from 1 December 2018 to 18 December 2018  in writing to:

General Manager
Sorell Council
PO Box 126
SORELL   TAS   7072

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

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


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 Waste Solutions, Treatment Wetlands Pilot Trial, Copping Landfill - EER


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