Phoenix Rubber Products, Tyre Storage & Processing, Mowbray

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: TD and SE Chugg Pty Ltd trading as Pheonix Rubber Products

Premises: 8 Cavalry Road, Mowbray 7315

Activity: Tyre recycling and moulding facility

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 1/8/2017

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 3/2/2018

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 19/2/2018

Assessment Completed: 20/3/2018

The Proposal

Phoenix Rubber Projects has proposed to construct and operate a waste tyre storage depot and tyre shredding and moulding plant at 8 Cavalry Road, Mowbray. The site will store up to 1600 tonnes of end of life tyres and process up to 8640 tonnes of tyres per annum. 

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Launceston City 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 and Public Representations​

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EER) was made available for public inspection. The public comment period is 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.

Phoenix Rubber Products, Tyre Storage & Processing, Mowbray - 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.

Phoenix Rubber Products, Tyre Storage & Processing, Mowbray - EAR