Client: Tasmanian Advanced Minerals Pty Ltd
Premises: Woodhouse Road, Calder 7325
Activity: Silica waste depot
Class of Assessment: 2A
Assessment Commenced: 29/8/2016
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 8/7/2017
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 22/7/2017
Assessment Completed: 26/9/2017
Tasmanian Advanced Minerals Pty Ltd has proposed to construct and operate a waste depot for the disposal of a maximum of 49,500 tonnes of waste silica flour per year at Hanson's gravel pit, mining lease 69M/1980, off Calder Road, Calder.
The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Waratah-Wynyard 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 of all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EER) were 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 and planning 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, Silica Flour Waste Depots EER
Tasmanian Advanced Minerals, Waste Silica Flour Depot, Calder, EER Supplement
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. This report contains an environmental assessment and recommendations to the Board in relation to the proposal. The permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Waratah-Wynyard Council are contained in the environmental assessment report.
Tasmanian Advanced Minerals, Waste Silica Flour Depot, Calder, EAR