Client: Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd
Premises: Sunshine Road, Maydena 7140
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 22/6/2020
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 13/3/2021
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 13/4/2021
Assessment Completed: 23/8/2021
The proposal involves the establishment and operation of a quarry (including blasting) and materials handling activity (crushing, screening) at mining lease 2065P/M, located on Sunshine Road approximately six kilometres north-west of the township of Maydena on land managed by Sustainable Timbers Tasmania (STT) and private freehold land. The quarry is proposed to extract and process up to 90,000 cubic metres of rock per annum (approximately equivalent to 144,000 tonnes).
The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to Derwent 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
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.
Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Sunshine Quarry, Maydena - EIS
Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Sunshine Quarry, Maydena - Attachments
Supplement to the EIS
Submitted in response to the Board's call for further information following the public comment period.
Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Sunshine Quarry, Maydena - EIS Supplement (PDF 3Mb)
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.
Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Sunshine Quarry, Maydena - EAR (PDF 3Mb)