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Published Date 11 Nov 2014

 

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ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION (SEA DUMPING) ACT 1981
MATTERS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE

FOR THE PERIOD: 8 August 2014 to 8 September 2014

Pursuant to section 25 of the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981, notice is given that:

Applications Received

·         An application was received from Chevron Australia Pty Ltd, L24, QV1, 250 St. Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, 6000, to dispose of a maximum of 5,824 cubic metres of treated sewage and waste water derived from the Gorgon Project Jetty, Barrow Island, Western Australia.

·         An application was received from Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited, 40 Goondoon Street, Gladstone, Queensland, 4680, to dispose of a maximum volume of 385,000 cubic metres of Dredged Maintenance Material derived from the Port of Gladstone.

·         An application was received from Southern Ports Authority, 85 Brunswick Road, Albany Western Australia, 6330, to dispose of a maximum volume of 82,400 cubic metres of Dredged Maintenance Material derived from the Port of Albany.

Permits Granted

·         A sea dumping permit was granted on 5 September 2014 to the Port of Townsville Limited, Benwell Road, South Townsville, QLD, 4810, to load, for the purposes of dumping, and to dump up to 700, 000 cubic metres of dredged maintenance material from the Access Channels, Inner Harbour, Outer Harbour Areas, Townsville Marine Precinct, Ross Creek and Ross River within the Port of Townsville. The Minister/delegate did not require this permit to undergo an assessment in accordance with section 160 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

Copies of a decision by the Minister/delegate under subsection 19(7) granting, or refusing to grant, a permit and any conditions imposed in respect of those permits, may be obtained, upon request, from the Director, Queensland and Sea Dumping Section, Department of the Environment, GPO Box 787, CANBERRA, ACT 2601. 

 

Karina McLachlan

A/g Director

Queensland and Sea Dumping Section

10 November 2014