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Published Date 23 Dec 2014

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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 NQ Resource Recovery Pty Ltd,         77-97 Enterprise Street, Bohle QLD 4818. The application relates to the importation of up to 150,000 litres of waste oil (Basel Code A3020) from Puma Energy PNG Refining Limited,          Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

The proposal is to ship the waste oil directly from Port Moresby to Townsville, QLD and transported by road to the NQ Resource Recovery Pty Ltd facility Bohle, QLD for recycling. At the facility, the waste would be recycled for use as fuel oil. 

The waste would undergo recovery operation R9 – Used oil re-refining or other reuses of previously used oil. 

The import would take place in up to four (4) shipments over a period of up to twelve months, as specified in the permit, if granted.

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Brisbane

Delegate to the Minister

Acting Assistant Secretary

Waste Policy Branch

23 December 2014