Hazell Bros. Group Pty Ltd, Muddy Plains Rd Quarry, Muddy Plains Rd, Melton Mowbray

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Hazell Bros Group Pty Ltd

Premises: Muddy Plains Road, Melton Mowbray 7030

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

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

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