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
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 8/1/2022
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 5/2/2022
Assessment Completed: 3/5/2022
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).
Public Exhibition of Documentation
A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EIS/EER) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.
Environmental Impact Statement
The purpose of the EIS 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 EIS was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of an EIS which were provided by the Board.
Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd, Devonport East Terminal 3 Dredging and Reclaim Project - EIS (PDF 56Mb)
Supplement to the EIS/EER
Submitted in response to the Board's call for further information following the public comment period.
Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd, Devonport East Terminal 3 Dredging and Reclaim Project - Supplement A (PDF 750Kb)
Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd, Devonport East Terminal 3 Dredging and Reclaim Project - Supplement B (PDF 283Kb)
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
The environmental assessment report (EAR) 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 Ports Corporation Pty Ltd, Devonport East Terminal 3 Dredging and Reclaim Project - EAR (PDF 5Mb)