DJ Rowell Sand Washery - Increase in Production - 791 Calder Road - Wynyard

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: D J Rowell

Premises: 791 Calder Road, Wynyard 7325

Activity: Sand processing facility

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 1/5/2019

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 18/12/2019

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 6/1/2020

Assessment Completed: 17/2/2020

The Proposal

D J Rowell proposes to process (wash) a maximum of 20,000 cubic metres per annum of sand.  The area is covered by mining lease 1M/2010.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Waratah-Wynyard 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 inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.  

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 project specific guidelines for preparation of an EER which were provided by the Board.

  DJ Rowell Sand Washery - Increase in Production - EER   (2Mb)

  DJ Rowell Sand Washery - Increase in Production - Appendix A   (178Kb)

  DJ Rowell Sand Washery - Increase in Production - Appendix B   (1Mb)

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 J Rowell Sand Washery - Increase in Production - EAR   (2Mb)