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Development Control Order issued to ATB Morton (NSW) Pty Limited (MP 07_0094, Port Stephens Council LGA)

On 5 May 2020, the Department issued a Development Control Order to ATB Morton (NSW) Pty Limited (ATB) in relation to their Salt Ash Sand Quarry.  The Order relates to ATB’s failure to maintain a minimum 50m buffer of undisturbed land between; extraction areas and any Swamp Sclerophyll Forest Endangered Ecological Community (EEC), and, on either side of the northern power line easement on the project site.  The order requires ATB to rehabilitate and revegetate the disturbed buffer areas.