Tycraft Pty Ltd Giant Clams - Agency submission 2010

Environmental assessment under the EPBC Act
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, 2010

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About the submission

The Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA) received a submission from Tycraft Pty Ltd for export approval as Wildlife Trade Operation. The application will be used to assess the operation for the purposes of Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

Consideration will be given to declaring the export of Tridacna maxima, Tridacna derasa and Tridacna gigas as specified by the EPBC Regulations 2000, by Tycraft Pty Ltd as a Wildlife Trade Operation under section 303FN of the EPBC Act.

In accordance with the provisions of sections 303FR of the EPBC Act, you are invited to comment on this proposal.

Call for public comments open until 12 August 2010.

The submission is available for downloading above.

Please submit your comments to the address below:

The Director
Sustainable Fisheries Section
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601

Submissions may also be sent by fax to (02) 6275 9374 or email sustainablefisheries@environment.gov.au

Any comments received will form part of the documentation provided to the Australian Government Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts for a decision. Copies of comments may be made available to other persons with a particular interest in the application. If you wish to claim confidentiality for any part of your comments, would you please discuss the matter with the Director of the Sustainable Fisheries Section on (02) 6274 1917.

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