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Tarong Northern Land Ash Emplacement Project

Project overview*

EIS status Approved with conditions
Description New ash storage facilities servicing the Tarong and Tarong North power stations, including one with a final capacity of 45 million m3 (Stage 1).
Proponent Tarong Energy Corporation Ltd
Location/s 12.5 km south-east of Nanango. Map
Local government/s South Burnett Regional Council
Key features
  • ash storage facility covering an area of 2 km2 and with an expected life of 20 years (Stage 1)
  • slurry pipeline

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Key environmental impact statement (EIS) documents

Stage 2

Stage 2 of the project will proceed only if there is an identified need for additional ash storage.

EIS process

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Australian Government approval

Project not deemed a controlled action by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.

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Last updated: Tuesday, Jul 21, 2020