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Tartana Resources Limited - Zeehan Zinc Stage 1


EPA Assessment Complete


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


The Proposal

Tartana Resources Limited is seeking a permit to extract historic zinc slag from the former Tasmanian Smelters site on Henty Rd, Zeehan. The proposal is an intensification of an existing activity and includes extracting and screening up to 140,000 cubic metres of product per annum. The slag resource will be physically extracted using earthmoving equipment and screened to remove debris and oversize materials.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to West Coast 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) we 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.

  Tartana Resources Limited - Zeehan Zinc Stage 1 - EER   (6Mb)​


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.

  Tartana Resources Limited, Zeehan Zinc Project Stage 1 - EAR   (2Mb)


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1550
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.