Draft QLD ERA Standards - Public Consultation

Due to the Environmental Offsets Act 2014 and updates to other legislation the department has amended 20 ERA standards, and is now seeking comments on the draft amendments until midnight 20 May 2016.

20 ERA standards—draft amendments include:

  • meat processing (not including rendering) (ERA 25)
  • meat processing (including rendering) (ERA 25)
  • bottling or canning food (ERA 23)
  • cattle feedlotting (ERA 2)
  • extracting material (ERA 16) 
  • sewage treatment works (ERA 63) 
  • metal foundry (ERA 29)
  • milk processing (ERA 26)
  • pig keeping (ERA 3) 
  • poultry farming (ERA 4)
  • sewage pumping stations (ERA 63)
  • retreading tyres (ERA 13)
  • screening (5000 tonnes to 100,000 tonnes of material in a year) (ERA 16)
  • screening (more than 100,000 tonnes but not more than 1 million tonnes of material in a year) (ERA 16)
  • screening (more than 1 million tonnes of material in a year) (ERA 16)
  • sheep feedlotting (ERA 2)
  • chemical manufacturing (soap, surfactants or cleaning or toiletry products) (ERA 7)
  • surface coating (ERA 38) 
  • tyre recycling (ERA 59)
  • chemical manufacturing (water based paint) (ERA) 

All applications should use the submission template for relevant comments, and be sent via email or post as per below details.

 

Email: ISRS.Consultation@ehp.qld.gov.au

More information can be found under http://www.ehp.qld.gov.au/licences-permits/compliance-codes/

 

Comments can be sent until the 20 May 2016.