Public Comment Invited on Draft Guidelines
Client: Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd
Premises: Port of Devonport, East Terminal 3
Activity: Dredging and Reclaim project
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 26/6/2019
Draft Guidelines Opened for Public Comment: 8/1/2022
Draft Guidelines Closed for Public Comment: 5/2/2022
The proposal is for dredging approximately 45,900m3 material from the existing Berth 3 East pocket at the Port of Devonport and construction of an adjacent 7,900m2 reclaim area to accommodate new multilevel roll on roll off ship ramps. Some dredged material will be reused in the reclamation area.
The above proposal has been referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under Section 27 of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPC Act).
Draft EIS Guidelines and Public Submissions
EIS Guidelines, prepared by the Board, assist the proponent in preparing the case for assessment. The guidelines identify the key issues which, based on the information in the Notice of Intent, are expected to be key issues for the assessment of the proposal.
Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd, Devonport East Terminal 3 Dredging and Reclaim Project - EIS (PDF 56Mb)
Public comment on the draft guidelines is invited from Saturday 8 January 2022 until Saturday 5 February 2022.
Submissions on the draft guidelines must be forwarded in writing to:
Board of the Environment Protection Authority
GPO Box 1550
HOBART TAS 7001
or by email to: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au
Please note that your correspondence may be publicly disclosed unless there is legitimate commercial, national security or environmental reason for confidentiality. If you would like your correspondence to remain confidential, please make a statement to that effect and indicate the basis upon which the request is made.