Client: Tassal Operations Pty Ltd
Premises: 56 Woodmoor Road, Ouse 7140
Activity: Fish farm
Class of Assessment: 2B
Assessment Commenced: 9/4/2019
Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 21/9/2019
Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 18/10/2019
Assessment Completed: 23/4/2020
Tassal Operations Pty Ltd proposes to construct and operate a freshwater recirculating aquaculture system hatchery on freehold land near Hamilton, Tasmania.
The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the Central Highlands 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 EIS) 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 EIS Supplement to address issues raised in public and government agency consultation.
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 a EIS which were provided by the Board.
Tassal Operations Pty Ltd - Hamilton Recirculating Aquaculture System Hatchery, Ouse - EIS
Tassal Operations Pty Ltd - Hamilton Recirculating Aquaculture System Hatchery, Ouse - Appendices
Supplement to the Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
The supplement to the EIS was prepared by the proponent in response to a request for additional information by the Board.
Tassal Operations Pty Ltd - Hamilton Recirculating Aquaculture System Hatchery, Ouse - Supplementary information
Tassal Operations Pty Ltd - Hamilton Recirculating Aquaculture System Hatchery, Ouse - Supplementary Information - Updated Recycled Water Irrigation and Environmental Management Plan
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the Environmental Licence conditions required by the Board.
Tassal Operations Pty Ltd - Hamilton Recirculating Aquaculture System Hatchery, Ouse - EAR