The proponent is proposing to intensify production at the existing facility from 500 tonnes to 786 tonnes standing biomass at any one time. In addition, the proponent is proposing to expand the site to increase maximum standing biomass to 1446 tonnes by adding a further 660 tonnes of capacity. A new onshore recirculating aquaculture system RAS is proposed, which includes a new wastewater treatment plant and upgrades to the existing plant.
Notice of Intent
Huon Aquaculture Company Pty Ltd, Whale Point Nursery Expansion, Finfish Farming - NOI (PDF 4Mb)
Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines
EIS Guidelines have been prepared by the Board to assist the proponent to prepare a case for assessment. Based on the information contained in the Notice of Intent, the guidelines identify the key issues which are expected to be relevant to the assessment of the proposal.
Huon Aquaculture Company Pty Ltd, Whale Point Nursery Expansion, Finfish Farming - EIS Guidelines (PDF 552Kb)