Client: SD Groves Earthmoving Pty Ltd
Premises: Oonah Road, Highclere 7321
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 30/5/2014
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 13/8/2016
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 9/9/2016
Assessment Completed: 13/10/2016
The proposal involves the expansion of the quarry at Oonah Road, Highclere from extraction and processing of up to 5,000 cubic metres of rock and gravel per annum to extraction and processing by crushing and screening of up to 20,000 cubic metres of rock and gravel per annum.
The proponent had lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Burnie 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
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 inspection. The public consultation period is 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.
Shane Groves, Quarry Expansion, Oonah Road, Highclere - DPEMP.pdf
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.
Shane Groves, Quarry expansion, Oonah Road, Highclere - EAR