Hume Waste Plastic to Fuel Facility

FOY Group proposes to construct and operate a facility which converts waste plastics into road transport fuels. The facility will be capable of processing 200 tonnes of plastic waste per day in its ultimate configuration. The facility is proposed to be constructed at Block 11 Section 21 in the Hume industrial area.

Following preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) by the FOY Group, The Minister for Planning and Land Management decided to refer the EIS to an independent inquiry panel.

Inquiry panel findings and report

The independent inquiry panel has reported its findings to the Minister for Planning and Land Management. The final report and recommendations can be found here.

Inquiry panel

The independent inquiry panel has been established to review the proposal and report on the findings to the Minister for Planning and Land Management. Terms of Reference are now available.

As part of the inquiry, two community meetings were held to allow community members to have their say on the proposal and to ensure that the panel understands concerns within the community.

A consolidated summary of comments and issues raised at the two community meetings are available here.

Written submissions to the inquiry panel

In accordance with the Planning and Development Act 2007 the proponent prepared a revised Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) taking into account comments on the draft EIS. The Minister for Planning has subsequently decided to refer the EIS to an inquiry panel. Click here for more information.

Additional reports submitted by FOY Group to the inquiry panel

*This document is stated by FOY Group to be a restructured version of the EIS. It has not been assessed by the planning and land authority as part of the EIS process. It has been provided by FOY Group to the panel for consideration.

Further submissions from FOY Group

Appendix J - Test equipment Specifications

Appendix K - Draft Feedstock SOPs

EIS Process

The EIS process details the anticipated environmental impacts of a development, as well as proposing avoidance and mitigation measures. An EIS is prepared by a proponent to enable decision makers to understand the environmental consequences of a proposed development.



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