Client: Tasmanian Advanced Minerals Pty Ltd
Premises: Blackwater Road, Temma 7330
Class of Assessment: 2A
Assessment Commenced: 11/7/2017
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 25/5/2018
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 13/6/2018
Assessment Completed: 26/7/2018
Tasmanian Advanced Minerals Pty Ltd (TAM) propose to extract up to 20,000 tonnes per annum from the Far West Deposit in Temma, North West Tasmania with material being transported to the adjacent Blackwater facility for processing (screening and blending). The proposal is located wholly within TAM's existing mining lease 6M/2016.
The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Circular Head 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.
Following the public comment period the proponent was required by the Board to prepare a 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.
Tasmanian Advanced Minerals Pty Ltd, Far West Deposit, Blackwater Road, West Coast - EER
Supplement to the Environmental Effects Report
The supplement to the EER was prepared by the proponent in response to a request for additional information by the Board.
Tasmanian Advanced Minerals Pty Ltd - Far West Deposit - Blackwater - EER Supplement
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.
Tasmanian Advanced Minerals Pty Ltd - Far West Deposit - Blackwater - EAR