Client: AG and BJ Riley trading as Riley Quarry Products
Premises: Mining Lease 25M/2009, Gravel Pit Road, Nook 7306
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 24/9/2019
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 16/11/2022
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 15/12/2022
Assessment Completed: 9/11/2023
Proposal to expand the existing AG & BJ Riley quarry at Nook from the current limit of 350m AHD down to a level of 260m AHD while also increasing production rate from 50,000 to a maximum of 150,000 cubic metres per annum (approximately 240,000 tonnes per annum), all of which may be crushed/screened.
The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) 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 EIS) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.
Notice of Intent
Notice of Intent - Proposal:
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - NOI (PDF 1Mb)
EIS Guidelines have been prepared by the Board to assist the proponent to prepare the case for assessment. Based on the information contained in the Notice of Intent, the guidelines identify the key issues which are expected to be relevant to the assessment of the proposal.
ag and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Project Specific Guidelines (PDF 438Kb)
Environmental Impact Statement
The purpose of the EIS 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 EIS was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of an EIS which were provided by the Board.
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - EIS (PDF 42Mb)
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Attachment 1 Land Titles (PDF 261Kb)
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Attachment 2 Nook Quarry Expansion TIA (PDF 3Mb)
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Attachment 3 Environmental Noise (PDF 15Mb)
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Attachment 4 Flora and Fauna Habitat Survey (PDF 3Mb)
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Attachment 5 Soil and Water (PDF 3Mb)
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Attachment 7 Blast Monitoring Data (PDF 6Mb)
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Attachment 8 Water Bore (PDF 61Kb)
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook - Attachment 9 Weighbridge (PDF 517Kb)
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
The environmental assessment report (EAR) 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.
AG and BJ Riley, Gravel Pit Road, Nook, Increase in Production - EAR (PDF 10Mb)