Sibelco Australia Limited, Mole Creek Limestone Quarry

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Graymont (Tasmania) Pty Ltd

Premises: Den Road, Mole Creek 7304

Activity: Intensification of a waste depot

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 30/4/2018

Draft Guidelines Opened for Public Comment: 30/5/2018

Draft Guidelines Closed for Public Comment: 15/6/2018

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 9/2/2019

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 25/2/2019

Assessment Completed: 30/8/2019

The Proposal

Sibelco Australia Limited has proposed the extension of the overburden dump associated with the existing level 2 quarry at land off Den Road, Mole Creek.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Meander Valley Council.

The application was referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environ​mental 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) 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.

Sibelco Australia Limited, Mole Creek Limestone 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.

  Sibelco Australia Limited, Mole Creek Limestone Quarry - EAR   (6Mb)