Proposed short-term continuation of dredging of shell sand on Success Bank, Owen Anchorage; and proposed strategy to address the long-term environmental issues of shell sand dredging

Project
Proposal description: 

Cockburn Cement Limited (the proponent) proposes to dredge 3.7 million tonnes of shell sand from 67ha of Success Bank over a two year period. The area would be dredged using existing plant and equipment. Of the 67ha that is proposed to be dredged, 17ha has substantial seagrass coverage.

Assessment Number: 
859
Region: 
Referred under EP Act: 
s38
Industry sector: 
Last updated: 
04 August 1994
Current Status: 
Ministerial Statement published
Ministerial Statement published