Client: Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd
Premises: 7216 Bass Highway, Sassafras 7307
Activity: Fish processing factory
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 8/10/2015
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 29/2/2020
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 28/3/2020
Assessment Completed: 6/8/2020
Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd has proposed an increase in production capacity at its Parramatta Creek fish processing facility located at 7216 Bass Highway in Sassafras. The proposal is to increase production from 12,000 tonnes to 33,000 tonnes per year of salmon products. The proposal includes a revised wastewater irrigation scheme with wastewater piped to an adjacent landholding in other ownership at 7218 Bass Highway Sassafras.
The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Latrobe 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 DPEMP) were made available for public consultation. The public consultation period has now closed.
Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
The purpose of the DPEMP 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 DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a DPEMP which were provided by the Board.
Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd, Parramatta Creek Fish Processing Facility, Increase in Production - DPEMP
Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd, Parramatta Creek Fish Processing Facility, Increase in Production - Appendices
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.
Huon Aquaculture Group Pty Ltd, Parramatta Creek Fish Processing Facility, Increase in Production - EAR