Client: DN Hughes
Premises: Richard Street, Western Junction 7212
Activity: Quarry and crushing plant
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 7/3/2017
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 11/5/2019
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 11/6/2019
Assessment Completed: 6/10/2020
D.N. Hughes has proposed to intensify the use of an existing level 2 hard rock quarry at Richard St, Western Junction. The proposal is to extend the quarry to the south-west and increase production to 312,500 cubic metres of material per year.
The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Northern Midlands 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 DPEMP) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.
Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
The purpose of the DPEMP 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 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.
D N Hughes - Western Junction Quarry Extension, Western Junction - DPEMP
D N Hughes - Western Junction Quarry Extension, Western Junction - Appendices
Submitted in response to the Boards call for further information following the public comment period.
D N Hughes - Western Junction Quarry Extension, Western Junction - 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.
D N Hughes - Western Junction Quarry Extension, Western Junction - EAR