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


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

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).


‚ÄčPublic Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application was made available for public inspection. The public comment period is now closed.

Following the public comment period the proponent was required by the Board to prepare a EER Supplement to address issues raised in public and government agency consultation


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 - Appendices Part A

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

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


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.

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



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