Client: Bryden Elliot Building and Excavations Pty Ltd
Premises: Mt Calder Quarry, RA 188 Montgomerys Road, Runnymede 7190
Class of Assessment: 2A
Assessment Commenced: 11/12/2020
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 28/5/2021
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 10/6/2021
Assessment Completed: 21/7/2021
The proposal is for an increase in annual production at an existing quarry to a maximum of 50,000 cubic metres of hard rock processed per annum, and will also involve an increase in the area of the mining lease to allow for the expansion. The quarry is located on private land at the end of Montgomerys Road, approximately 7 kilometres to the west of the township of Buckland. Drilling and blasting of rock will continue to occur (up to approximately 6 blasts per annum) and crushing and screening of material will also continue to occur.
The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Glamorgan Spring Bay 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) were made available for public consultation from Friday 28 May 2021 to Thursday 10 June 2021. The public consultation period has now closed.
Following the public comment period, the proponent was required by the Board to prepare an EER Supplement.
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 guidelines for the preparation of an EER which were provided by the Board.
Bryden Elliot Building & Excavation Pty Ltd - Mt Calder Quarry Capacity Increase - EER
Bryden Elliot Building & Excavation Pty Ltd - Mt Calder Quarry - Capacity Increase - EER Supplement
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.
Bryden Elliot Building and Excavation Pty Ltd - Mt Calder Quarry Capacity Increase - EAR (PDF 851Kb)
Bryden Elliot Building and Excavation Pty Ltd - Mt Calder Quarry Capacity Increase - Appendix 1 to EAR - Permit conditions PCE 10615 (PDF 4Mb)