Treloar Transport Pty Ltd, Porcupine Hill Quarry, Forthside

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Treloar Transport Pty Ltd

Premises: Porcupine Hill, Forthside 7310

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 5/4/2017

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 13/1/2018

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 30/1/2018

Assessment Completed: 12/4/2018

The Proposal

Treloar Transport Pty Ltd proposes to increase production of an existing quarry at Porcupine Hill Forthside, northwest coast Tasmania, to a maximum annual production of 30,000 tonnes per year.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Devonport City 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

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EER) was 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.

Environmental Effects Report, Porcupine Hill, Forthside  

Supplement to ​the Environmental Effects Report​

The supplement to the EER was prepared by the proponent in response to a request to a request for additional information by the Board.

Treloar Transport Pty Ltd, Porcupine Hill Quarry - EER Supplement

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision

The environmental assessment report 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.

Treloar Transport Pty Ltd, Porcupine Hill Quarry - EAR