Client: Hazell Bros Group Pty Ltd
Premises: Muddy Plains Road, Melton Mowbray 7030
Class of Assessment: 2A
Assessment Commenced: 31/3/2016
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 5/11/2016
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 19/11/2016
Assessment Completed: 22/12/2016
The proposal involves extracting dolerite by drilling and blasting, then crushing and screening to produce aggregates and gravels to a maximum annual amount of 70,000 cubic metres (119,000 tonnes per annum).
The proponent had lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to the Southern 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 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.
Hazell Bros. Group Pty Ltd, Muddy Plains Quarry - EER
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.
Hazell Bros. Group Pty Ltd, Muddy Plains Quarry - EAR