Beams Bros Pty Ltd, Flowery Gully Quarry Upgrade, Flowery Gully

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Beams Bros Pty Ltd

Premises: Flowery Gully Road, Flowery Gully 7270

Activity: Quarry and crushing plant

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 15/7/2016

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 27/1/2018

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 26/2/2018

Assessment Completed: 17/4/2018

The Proposal

Beams Bros Pty Ltd proposed to increase production from an existing quarry at 798 Flowery Gully Road, Flowery Gully, to a maximum annual production of 270,000 tonnes per year.

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to West Tamar 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 and Public Representations

A copy of the permit application, and of all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the DPEMP) are 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 DPEMP Supplement to address issues raised in public and government agency consultation

The DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a DPEMP which were provided by the Board.

Beams Bros Pty Ltd, Flowery Gully Quarry Upgrade, Flowery Gully - DPEMP

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.

Beam Bros Pty Ltd, Flowery Gully Quarry Upgrade, Flowery Gully - EAR