Client: Nyrstar Hobart Pty Ltd
Premises: Hobart Zinc Smelter, 300 Risdon Road, Lutana 7010
Activity: Electrolysis plant
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 10/6/2020
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 15/1/2022
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 12/2/2022
Assessment Completed: 5/4/2022
The proposal is for the construction of a new Electrolysis Plant (Cell House) at the Nyrstar Hobart site. The electrolysis plant will be constructed next to the existing electrolysis plant and will replace the existing plant once commissioned. The proposed facility will produce up to 300,000 tonnes per annum of cathode zinc.
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.
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.
New Electrolysis Plant (Cell House), Nyrstar Hobart - EIS (PDF 14Mb)
New Electrolysis Plant (Cell House), Nyrstar Hobart - Annexure - Air Dispersion Modelling Report (PDF 53Mb)
New Electrolysis Plant (Cell House), Nyrstar Hobart - Annexure - Noise Impact Memo (PDF 6Mb)
New Electrolysis Plant (Cell House), Nyrstar Hobart - Annexure - Traffic Impact Report (PDF 2Mb)
New Electrolysis Plant (Cell House), Nyrstar Hobart - Annexure - 2018-2020 Public Environment Report (PDF 28Mb)
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.
New Electrolysis Plant (Cell House), Nyrstar Hobart - EAR (PDF 6Mb)