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Administered by: Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Published Date 03 Oct 2012
Printed Publication Date 03 Oct 2012

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION RECEIVED UNDER THE
HAZARDOUS WASTE (REGULATION OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS) ACT 1989

Pursuant to Section 33 of the Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989, notice is given that an application has been received from Hazmat Services Pty Ltd (Hazmat Services), 42 Heather Street, Heatherbrae, New South Wales 2324. The application relates to the import from Total Waste Management Ltd, Section 79, Lot 19, Merrie England Road, Korobosea, National Capital District, 131, Papua New Guinea, of up to 50 000 kilograms of used oil filters. The applicant proposes extracting the oil from the used oil filters for re-refining and extracting the metal for recycling.

Under the proposed transboundary movement the waste would be transported by road to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea and then shipped by sea direct to Newcastle in Australia. From there, the waste would be transported by road to the Hazmat Services waste management facility at 42 Heather Street, Heatherbrae, New South Wales 2324 for storage. The used oil filters would then be transported by road to the Transpacific Technical Services facility at Raven Street, Kooragang, New South Wales 2304 for extraction of the oil for re‑refining and extraction of the metal for recycling. 

The transboundary movements would take place in six (6) shipments over twelve (12) months commencing from the date of the permit, if granted.

 

 

Mr Lee Eeles
Delegate to the Minister

Acting Assistant Secretary
Environment Protection Branch

21 September 2012