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Walters Contracting Pty Ltd, Union Bridge Gravel Pit, Mole Creek


Public Comment Invited Until Saturday 15 December 2018


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


The Proposal

Walters Contracting Pty Ltd has proposed an increase in production at Union Bridge Quarry, Mole Creek, from 20,000 m3 up to 50,000 m3 of product extracted, crushed and screened per year.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Kentish 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:

Kentish Council Offices
69 High Street
SHEFFIELD   TAS   7306

The EER may also be examined at:

Service Tasmania
Ground floor
134 Macquarie Street
HOBART   TAS   7000

Copies of the EER may be available from John Miedecke and Partners Pty Ltd (email: john@johnmiedecke.com).


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 Saturday 1 December 2018  to Saturday 15 December 2018 in writing to:

General Manager
Kentish Council
PO Box 63
SHEFFIELD   TAS   7306

Or by emailing the General Manager at: council@kentish.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.

Walters Contracting Pty Ltd, Union Bridge Gravel Pit, Mole Creek - EER

Walters Contracting Pty Ltd, Union Bridge Gravel Pit, Mole Creek - Appedices Part A

Walters Contracting Pty Ltd, Union Bridge Gravel Pit, Mole Creek - Appedices Part B

Walters Contracting Pty Ltd, Union Bridge Gravel Pit, Mole Creek - Appedices Part C


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