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Administered by: Environment
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 MRI Australia Pty Ltd,                          20-24 Dennis Street, Campbellfield, VIC 3061.

The application relates to the export of up to 500 tonnes of used mixed batteries                      (Basel Code A1170) to the Republic of Korea for recovery operation R4 – Recycling/reclamation of metals and metal compounds at ER Co Ltd.

The waste would be exported by sea from Sydney direct to the Port of Busan in the             Republic of Korea.

The proposed transboundary movement would take place in up to 30 shipments during the time period specified in the permit, if granted.

Written comments on the permit application may be lodged with the Department within 28 days of Gazette publication addressed to the Director, Hazardous Waste Section, Department of the Environment, GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2601, or by e-mail at hwa@environment.gov.au. Respondents should be aware that comments will be shared with the Applicant and should not contain commercial-in-confidence information.

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Brisbane

Delegate to the Minister

Acting Assistant Secretary

Waste Policy Branch

22 December 2014