Client: Gaspersic Contracting Pty Ltd
Premises: Heemskirk Quarry, Heemskirk Road, Granville Harbour 7469
Class of Assessment: 2A
Assessment Commenced: 7/12/2020
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 4/9/2021
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 18/9/2021
Assessment Completed: 1/11/2021
Gaspersic Contracting Pty Ltd proposes to increase the annual extraction and handling limit for their existing hard rock quarry on Heemskirk Road, Granville Harbour. The quarry currently operates under a Level 2 permit and proposes to increase the maximum limit from 18,000 cubic metres to 50,000 cubic metres per annum.
The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to West Coast 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.
Gaspersic Contracting Pty Ltd, Heemskirk Quarry Capacity Increase - EER (PDF 6Mb)
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.
Gaspersic Contracting Pty Ltd, Heemskirk Quarry Capacity Increase - EAR (PDF 2Mb)