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EPA recovered soil order and exemption

NSW Environment Protection Authority is seeking feedback on a proposed Recovered Soil Order and Exemption.
Man standing at a quarry site collecting dirt samples.
Man standing at a quarry site collecting dirt samples.

What’s this about?

The proposed recovered soil order and exemption will facilitate the reuse of processed excavated material, which may include the processing of soil. It can be reused for earthworks and as engineering fill. The order and exemption contain certain regulatory requirements that must be met by suppliers and users of the material.

We are seeking feedback from the community, licensees, consultants, local councils, waste and industry associations before finalising the orders and exemptions.

Your views on the elements proposed in the Recovered Soil Order and Exemption are highly valued and will inform the final Order and Exemption.

Have your say

Have your say by Thursday 30 September 2021

There are two ways you can submit your feedback below:

Online consultation

Email

1 September 2021 to 30 September 2021

waste.exemptions@epa.nsw.gov.au

Consultation period

From:1 September 2021
To:30 September 2021

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