Middlingbank Quarry

The Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2011 introduces the changes below to improve the way pollution incidents are reported and managed.

Most of the changes apply to the holders of environment protection licences under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act). However, any person carrying on an activity or an occupier of premises also has revised obligations relating to the notification of pollution incidents.

Council undertakes Crushing and Screening Activities at the Middlingbank Quarry under an EPA Licence – 20520   The Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 requires Council to implement a Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP).   This can be viewed by following the link below:

Middlingbank Quarry Pollution Incident Response Management Plan