Client: Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd
Premises: North Borrow, Tasman Highway, Cranbrook 7190
Activity: Extractive pit
Class of Assessment: 2A
Assessment Commenced: 8/4/1946
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 6/8/2016
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 20/8/2016
Assessment Completed: 19/9/2016
Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd had proposed to extract up to 40,000 cubic metres of clay from a temporary pit. The purpose of the pit is to supply construction material to the proposed Melrose Dam, which forms part of the Swan Valley Irrigation Scheme.
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 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 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 Irrigation Pty Ltd, North Borrow Clay Extractive Pit - EER
Environmental Assessment Report
The environmental assessment report contains an environmental assessment and conclusions of the Board in relation to the proposal.
Tasmanian Irrigation Pty Ltd, North Borrow Clay Extractive Pit - EAR