DL & KL Gordon, Pillings Road Quarry Upgrade, Cairns Bay

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: DL and KL Gordon

Premises: Pillings Road Pitt, Scotts Road, Geeveston 7116

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 15/6/2017

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 17/1/2018

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 31/1/2018

Assessment Completed: 13/3/2018

​The Proposal

DL & KL Gordon propose to increase production and extend the footprint of an existing gravel quarry at Cairns Bay, near Geeveston, to a maximum annual production of 19,990 cubic metres.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Huon Valley 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 all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EER) was made available for public inspection. The public comment period is 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.

Environmental Effects Report Pillings Road Quarry Upgrade 

Pillings Road Quarry Upgrade EER Appendix 1 Noise Assessment   

​Pillings Road Quarry Upgrade EER Appendix 2 Traffic Impact Assessment  

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.

DL & KL Gordon, Pillings Road Quarry Upgrade, Cairns Bay - EAR