Proposed long-term development
The EPA is aware that Hanson submitted a mine operation plan (MOP) detailing its long-term quarry development plans. DEM is responsible for assessing and approving the MOP in accordance with the Mining Act 1971. Where appropriate, the EPA will:
- Provide technical advice and ensure requirements under the EP Act are incorporated into DEM’s assessment.
- Ensure environmental obligations under the EP Act are incorporated into the MOP.
For further information, please visit the DEM website relating to the MOP.