Client: Southern Waste Solutions
Premises: Copping Landfill off Arthur Highway, Copping 7174
Activity: Wetland leachate treatment facility
Class of Assessment: 2A
Assessment Commenced: 6/6/2018
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 1/12/2018
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 18/12/2018
Assessment Completed: 15/2/2019
Southern Waste Solutions has proposed to construct and operate a pilot wetland leachate treatment system.
The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Sorell 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 was made available for public inspection. The public comment period is now closed.
Following the public comment period the proponent was required by the Board to prepare an EER Supplement to address issues raised in public and government agency consultation
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.
Southern Waste Solutions, Treatment Wetlands Pilot Trial, Copping Landfill - 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.
Southern Waste Solutions, Treatment Wetlands Pilot Trial, Copping Landfill - EAR