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					                                    issued under Section 20 of the Environment Protection Act 1970




 This licence allows the licence holder to discharge waste to the environment from the premises and accept prescribed
  industrial waste for reprocessing, treatment, storage or disposal at the premises subject to the attached conditions.




LICENCE HOLDER:                                         NUPLEX SPECIAL WASTE P/L

REGISTERED ADDRESS:                                     138 HASSALL STREET WEATHERILL PARK

                                                        NEW SOUTH WALES 2164

PREMISES ADDRESS:                                       92-94 ORDISH RD, DANDENONG

LICENCE NUMBER:                                         EI 23855

DATE OF ISSUE:                                          30 AUGUST 1994

DATE OF AMENDMENT                                       11 MAY 1998




                                                        ........................................................................
                                                        EDWARD WILLIAM PERKINS
                                                        DELEGATE OF THE
                                                        ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AUTHORITY




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                   Licence No. EI 23855

THIS LICENCE CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULES:       PAGE NO.



EXPLANATORY NOTES                                           4

DEFINITIONS                                                 5

SCHEDULE A

 GENERAL CONDITIONS                                         6

 TABLE 1 - ACCEPTABLE WASTES                                7,8

 WASTE RECEIVAL CONDITIONS                                 9,10

 MATERIALS STORAGE AND HANDLING CONDITIONS                11,12

 WASTE TREATMENT OPERATING CONDITIONS                       13

 DISCHARGES TO ATMOSPHERE                                   14

 TABLE 2 - ATMOSPHERE DISCHARGE LIMITS                      15

 CONTAMINATED STORMWATER CONTROL CONDITIONS                 16



SCHEDULE B

 WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN                                      17

 FINANCIAL ASSURANCES                                       18

 INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE CONDITIONS                      19

 SITE SECURITY CONDITIONS                                   19

 EMERGENCY CONDITIONS                                       20



SCHEDULE C

 GROUNDWATER MONITORING CONDITIONS                          21

 AIR DISCHARGE MONITORING CONDITIONS                        22

 TABLE 3 -

 UNCONTAMINATED STORMWATER MONITORING CONDITIONS         23.24,25

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 REPORTING CONDITIONS                       26



SCHEDULE D

 EQUIPMENT SCHEDULE                         27



 SITE LOCATION PLAN                         28



 BLOCK PLAN                                 29




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                            Licence No. EI 23855

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Jennings Liquid Waste Pty Ltd operates a liquid waste treatment and disposal plant mainly
        treating prescribed industrial waste. The majority of this waste is aqueous in character.
        Hydrocarbon wastes are received with interceptor wastes and are permitted to be
        separated and stored only.



The licence requires that all wastes are identified and analysed prior to treatment.



There are six main treatment processes carried out on the premises:



1.       Neutralisation;

2.       Precipitation;

3.       Ammonia stripping;

4.       Spent caustic Oxidation; and

5.       Chemical Fixation



         Final disposal is to sewer by arrangement with South East Water or to a land fill
         licensed by the Authority as stabilised waste.



         All treatment is carried out in buildings with the exception of ammonia stripping and
         pH adjustment.



         Spent caustic oxidation is carried out in a purpose built shed with all ventilation being
         passed through a wet scrubber.



         Stormwater controls apply which require a" first flush to sewer" regime to be followed.



         Monitoring is required of the waste accepted by the company ; waste disposed of to land
         fill or other offsite facilities; discharges to air and storm water runoff following "first
         flush".




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                             Licence No. EI 23855

DEFINITIONS

For the purposes of this licence the following interpretations apply:



"Plant" includes all equipment involved in the reprocessing, treatment, storage or disposal of
         waste.



"Cubic metre" ("m3")means the volume of dry gaseous effluent which occupies 1 cubic metre at
        a temperature of zero degrees Celsius and at an absolute pressure of 101.3 kilopascals.



"Odour level" of a sample means the odour level measured in accordance with the Environment
        Protection Authority's Standard Analytical Procedure B2 (1985). Odour level is
        expressed in odour units ("ou") and is analogous to concentration.



"Odour emission rate" means the arithmetic product of the odour level of the wastes to be
        discharged and the volume rate of discharge (in wet cubic metres per minute referred to
        a temperature of zero degrees Celsius and a pressure of 101.3 kilopascals) and is
        expressed in odour unit volumes per minute ("ouv/min").



"Discharge" when used as a noun includes emission and other grammatical forms of that word
        shall have a corresponding meaning.



"NATA" means National Association of Testing Authorities.



"Nitrogen Oxides" are expressed as nitrogen dioxide.



"TCLP test" means Toxicity Characteristics Leaching Procedure by the USEPA SW-846 method
       1311, and by determinative methods specified for these anolytes in United States
       Environmental Protection Agency publication SW-846, “Test Methods for Evaluating
       Solid Wastes" (USEPA SW-846) or by others method accredited by the National
       Association of Testing Authorities or approved by the Authority.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                             Licence No. EI 23855

                                           SCHEDULE A

GENERAL CONDITIONS

1.1.   Waste accepted at the premises must only be stored, treated or reprocessed in those areas
       of the premises delineated on the Block Plan schedule D page 29. No treatment or
       reprocessing shall be carried out in areas delineated for storage only.

1.2.    There shall be no discharge or seepage of waste to land or groundwater.

1.3.   Odours offensive to the senses of human beings shall not be discharged beyond the
       boundaries of the premises.

       This condition does not apply to accidental or unintended emissions arising from action
       taken by the licensee in an emergency to prevent danger to life or limb or a mishap or
       malfunction affecting land in the Dandenong Offensive Industrial Zone which do not
       result from:

       (i)     Neglect, omission or failure on the part of the licencee to maintain equipment, or

        (ii)   Failure of the licensee to comply with a direction given by an authorized officer
                       of the Authority

1.4.   There shall be no emission of dust arising from the operations or storage of materials on
       the premises beyond the boundary of the premises.

1.5.   All prescribed waste generated by storage, treatment or reprocessing operations at the
       premises shall be treated or reprocessed at the premises or disposed of to a site licensed
       by Authority to accept such wastes.

1.6.    (a)    all operational staff must be familiar with these licence conditions;

        (b)    a copy of this licence must be kept and displayed at the premises.

1.7.   The licence holder shall maintain on site an operations manual clearly detailing the
       process conditions and procedures carried out on the premises. The manual shall include
       all processes and procedures carried out on the premises and shall not be limited to spent
       caustic treatment.

1.8.   Prescribed waste must not be mixed with absorbent materials for disposal at landfill,
       except:

        (a)    as part of the chemical fixation treatment process; or

        (b)    for the clean up of spills at the site.

1.9.   The premises must be operated in accordance with the Dangerous Goods (Handling and
       Storage) Regulations 1989.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                        Licence No. EI 23855

                                        SCHEDULE A

TABLE 1 - ACCEPTABLE WASTES

Waste                                                                 Treatment Method

Acids and acidic solutions

Aqueous Plating Wastes                                                NEUTRALISATION
                                                                           AND
Aqueous Heat treatment Wastes                                              PRECIPITATI
                                                                           ON AND
Aqueous Cyanide solutions containing not more than 200mg/L of              FILTERING
       cyanide

Aqueous mixtures containing phenolic compounds but not including
       chlorinated phenols

Aqueous based Paints, Resins, Inks, Dyes and adhesives having a
       closed cup flashpoint greater than 61 degrees Celsius

Alkaline solutions

Ceramic, Soil, Plaster, Concrete and Inert Sludges

Chromium Refractories

Food Wastes

Flue Dusts

Lime Neutralised sludges

Industrial wash waters

Metal Bearing Sludges

Textile Waste

Triple Interceptor Wastes

Tannery Wastes

Wool Scouring Waste

Surfactants

Vegetable oil recovery Sludges




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TABLE 1 - ACCEPTABLE WASTES continued

Waste                                                               Treatment Method



Waste Oil/Water, hydrocarbon/water mixtures, emulsions (mainly      SEPARATION AND
       water ie: >50%)                                                    STORAGE
                                                                          ONLY



                                                                    MAXIMUM
                                                                         VOLUME
                                                                         25000L

Spent refinery wastes

                                                                    CHEMICAL LIQUID
                                                                          PHASE
                                                                          OXIDATION



Heavy Metal Sludges

Incinerator Ash                                                     FOR CHEMICAL
                                                                          FIXATION
Heavy Metal Contaminated Soil

Metal Finishing Residues

Aqueous based point waste containing inorganic pigments

Heavy Metal Salts



Drummed Inflammable Waste having a Flash Point of less than 61

Degrees Centigrade comprising :-                                    TEMPORARY
                                                                         STORAGE
Paint Waste                                                              ONLY

Resins

Inks                                                                MAXIMUM
                                                                         VOLUME
Dyes                                                                     100,000L

Aliphatic hydrocarbons,

Halogenated Aliphatic hydrocarbons,

Organic solvents other than Halogenated Aromatic compounds,




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                           Licence No. EI 23855

                                        SCHEDULE A

WASTE RECEIVAL CONDITIONS

2.1.   Prescribed industrial waste accepted at the premises or transported off the premises shall
       be accompanied by a fully completed Authority transport certificate in accordance with
       the Environment Protection (Transport) Regulations 1987.

2.2.   Waste materials accepted at the premises shall be restricted to those listed in Table 1 on
       page 6 except with the written approval of the Authority.

2.3.   (a)     the licensee must take at least one 0.5 kilogram sample from every load of
               prescribed industrial waste accepted at the premises; and

       (b)     the samples taken must be clearly labelled with the date and an identification
               number, and such labelling must be cross-referenced to the relevant Authority
               transport certificate number.

2.4.   Samples taken in accordance with Condition 2.3, must be retained at the premises for
       least 1 month from the date of sampling.

2.5.   Prescribed waste must only be accepted at the premises after it has been sampled and
       analysed according to the procedures of the sampling and analysis report WAC 001 dated
       19 April 1995.

2.6.   The licensee must keep and maintain permanent records on site for every load of waste
       accepted at the premises. These records must include the following information:
        (a) date of acceptance;
        (b) description of the waste;
        (c)    origin of the waste;
        (d)    physical form of the waste;
        (e)    quantity of waste;
        (f)    cross reference to the Authority transport certificate number (where applicable);
        (g)    results of analysis; and
        (h)    method of waste treatment, reprocessing or disposal used.

2.7.   The licensee must keep and maintain permanent records on site for every load of waste
       transported off the premises, and must include the following information:
         (a) date of transport;
         (b) description of the waste;
         (c)   destination of the waste and method of any further treatment required;
         (d)   physical form of the waste;
         (e)   quantity of waste;
       (f)     cross reference to the Authority transport certificate number (where applicable);
               and
        (g)    results of analysis.

2.8.   Records made in accordance with Conditions 2.7 must be made available to any
       Authorised Officer of the Authority who must be permitted to take copies thereof on
       request.


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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                            Licence No. EI 23855

                                         SCHEDULE A

MATERIALS STORAGE AND HANDLING CONDITIONS



3.1.    Waste storage tanks, raw material tanks and treatment tanks within Building A (cross
        hatched on the block plan) and Building B (cross hatched on the block plan) and Building
        C (cross hatched on the block plan) must be located on impervious concrete surrounded
        by impervious concrete bundwalls which comply with the Authority's Bunding
        Guidelines Publication 347.

3.2.    Drums containing inflammable wastes must be stored only within a bunded area provided
        with an impervious concrete base and bundwalls dedicated for drum storage and located
        within Building C. The bunded area shall comply with the Authority's Bunding
        Guidelines Publication 347,

3.3     External waste storage tanks, designated as tanks numbered T1 to T11 inclusive, and the
        air stripper DP1 within the area as shown (double cross hatched on the Block Plan) must
        be located on an imperviously sealed base and surrounded by imperviously sealed
        bundwalls. Bund walls may be constructed of earth provided an impervious seal is
        applied.

3.4.    No waste treatment other than pH adjustment and air stripping of ammonia in the
        equipment served by DP1 shall take place in any external tank except with the express
        permission of the Authority.

3.5.    Hydrogen peroxide solution must be stored in accordance with the requirements of the
        Health and Safety Organisation Victoria and within the bunded area (Broken cross
        hatched on the Block Plan)

3.6.    (a)    drums containing wastes must be stored within a bunded area provided with an
               impervious concrete base and bundwalls which comply with the Authority's
               Bunding Guidelines Publication 347, which is dedicated for drum storage and
               located within Buildings A and B;

        (b)    wastes in drums must not be accepted at the premises unless the requirements of
               Condition 3.6(a) can be satisfied;

        (c)    all chemical, raw material and waste containers must be in a good condition and
               able to withstand normal working stresses without leaking;

        (d)    all chemicals used to treat waste shall be stored within a bunded area;

        (e)    each silo containing dry powder material shall be fitted with a fabric filter to
               prevent dust emissions during filling and be fitted with an alarm which indicates a
               high level condition within the silo.

3.7.    The integrity of all protective surface coatings, on and within bunded areas, must be
        maintained.

3.8      The integrity of external storage tanks must be maintained.

3.9.     Waste must not leak onto roadways from trucks parked on the premises.
3.10.   Unloading of prescribed wastes shall only be carried out within buildings "A" and "B" as
        shown on the Block Plan except with the express permission of the Environment
        Protection Authority.

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                                         SCHEDULE A

WASTE TREATMENT OPERATING CONDITIONS

4.1.    Treatment of wastes containing cyanide must be carried out at a pH of 9.0 or greater.

4.2.   All gaseous emissions from process or storage vessels used to treat waste containing
       reduced sulphide in Building B shall be collected and treated in the caustic scrubber
       referred to in condition 5.12 before release to Discharge Point 2.

4.3    All gaseous emissions from process or storage vessels used to treat waste in Building A
       shall be collected and treated in the caustic scrubber referred to in condition 5.12 before
       release to Discharge Point 2

4.4    All gaseous emissions from filter presses used to treat waste in Building A shall be
       collected and treated in the caustic scrubber referred to in condition 5.12 before release to
       Discharge Point 2

4.5.   The batch process tank(s) used for treatment of wastes containing reduced sulphide
       compounds, hexavalent chromium compounds or cyanides must be equipped with
       effective devices for measuring and recording the redox potential and pH.

4.6.   All batch process tanks must be equipped with effective devices for measuring the
       temperature and pH of their contents.

4.7.   The devices referred to in Conditions 4.5 and 4.6 shall be calibrated in accordance with
       the operations manual referred to in schedule B condition 7.1 and a record of calibration
       for each device shall be available for inspection at all times.

4.8    The inspection pit for the sub drainage system, as shown on the Block Plan, must be kept
       covered when not in use.

4.9.    Waste may only be stabilised by chemical fixation where specified in Table 1.

4.10. The curing of odorous or dusty wastes on the premises must only occur within Building
      B and when the scrubber served by DP2 is operating and the scrubber liquor is not less
      than pH 10.

4.11. (a)     a representative sample of each batch of stabilised waste shall be subjected to the
              "TCLP" test for any leachable chemical where that chemical is present in
              significant amounts in the waste treated, or limits are specified for that chemical
              in the Authority's licence conditions for the receiving land fill and that
              information shall accompany the waste transport certificate when the treated
              waste is disposed of to landfill;

       (b)    all stabilised waste shall comply with the criteria specified in the Authority's
              licence for the landfill receiving the stabilised waste;

       (c)    results of tests referred to in Condition 4.9(a) must be made available to any
              Authorised Officer of the Authority on request;

4.12. No wastes shall be transferred between buildings "A" and "B" without analysis having
      first been performed.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                            Licence No. EI 23855

                                          SCHEDULE A

DISCHARGES TO ATMOSPHERE

5.1.    Wastes discharged to the atmosphere must only occur via the discharge points specified
        in Table 2, the locations of which are shown on the Block Plan.

5.2.    No wastes other than those specified in Table 2 shall be discharged from the
        corresponding discharge points specified in the table.

5.3.    No waste specified in Table 2 shall be discharged from a discharge point specified in the
        Table at a rate greater than that specified in the Table.

5.4.    No waste specified in Table 2 shall be discharged from a discharge point specified in the
        Table at a concentration greater than that specified in the Table.

5.5.    There must be no visible wastes discharged except water vapour from the discharge
        points specified in Table 2.

5.6.    All wastes specified in Table 2 shall be discharged vertically upwards by means of a
        stack.

5.7.    All wastes specified in Table 2 shall be discharged at a velocity of not less than that
        specified in the Table.

5.8.    No stack serving discharge points referred to in Table 2 must terminate at a height above
        ground level less than that specified in the Table.

5.9.    All stacks serving discharge points referred to in Table 2 shall be conspicuously marked
        with the following details:

         (a)   the number of this licence; and

         (b)   the corresponding discharge point referred to in the Table.

5.10.   The carbon filters serving the reduced sulphide treatment system shall be monitored daily
        for breakthrough and continuously for temperature.

5.11.   While acidic wastes are being processed in Building B, the scrubber liquor shall be
        maintained at a pH of 10.0 or greater at all times.

5.12.   The scrubber serving discharge point 2 shall be fitted with a device that activates visual
        and audible alarms if the flow of the recirculating scrubber liquor is low or the pump
        recirculating the scrubber liquor fails.




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                              SCHEDULE A

TABLE 2 - ATMOSPHERE DISCHARGE LIMITS



               WASTE                       DISCHARGE POINT NUMBER

                                               1                   2

Ammonia                conc (mg/m3)           50.0                 0

Ammonia                rate (grams/min)       25.0                 0

Odour Level            conc (ou)              650                 900

Odour Level            rate (ouv/min)        360000             402000

STACK HEIGHT           metres:                 11                  13

MINIMUM VELOCITY       metres/sec:            8.4                  13




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                         Licence No. EI 23855

                                       SCHEDULE A

CONTAMINATED STORMWATER CONTROL CONDITIONS

6.1.    For the purpose of this licence contaminated stormwater shall be regarded as:

       (a)    all stormwater falling within all external bunded areas of the premises; and

       (b)    the first 10 mm of stormwater falling within the confines of the premises and
              outside of the bunded areas during each storm event other than stormwater
              derived from the rooves of building served by separate stormwater collection
              systems.

6.2.   Contaminated stormwater must be reprocessed or treated on the premises prior to
       disposal to sewer.

6.3.   The external bunded area referred to in Condition 1 must be pumped to maintain a
       minimum freeboard of not less than 300mm.

6.4.   All waste water from truck washing carried out on the truck and wheel wash area shown
       on the Block Plan, must be processed or treated within the premises or discharged to
       sewer with the approval of the South East Water.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                          Licence No. EI 23855

                                        SCHEDULE B

WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

7.1.   By the 31 July 1996, the licence holder must submit a Waste Management Plan for the
       premises to the Authority. The Plan must:
       (a)    be consistent with guidelines issued by the Authority;
       (b)    cover all aspects of the management of wastes at the premises;
       (c)    include arrangements for the safe handling, storage, treatment and disposal of
              wastes and chemicals at the premises;
       (d)    include protocols for the assessment of incoming wastes (waste sampling,
              analysis and treatment classification);
       (e)    include waste labelling, manifesting and record keeping procedures;
       (f)    include a compliance inspection and equipment maintenance program;
       (g)    include a contingency plan in accordance with clause 26 of the State Environment
              Protection Policy, "Waters of Victoria";
       (h)    include a monitoring and reporting program which ensures compliance with the
              requirements of this licence;
       (i)    identify opportunities to increase the amount of waste recycled at the premises,
              minimise the amount of waste needing to be sent to the premises and minimise
              the amount of waste needing disposal to landfills or sewer;
       (j)    include an implementation timetable and review program for the opportunities
              identified in sub condition (i);
       (k)    include a plan to reduce the discharge of ammonia emissions to the atmosphere
              from the site; and
       (l)    include a plan to reduce odour emissions from the premises.

7.2.   The plan may form part of the occupiers operations manual and shall be submitted to the
       Authority for approval.

FINANCIAL ASSURANCES

8.1    By the 1 January 1997 the occupier shall provide financial assurance in accordance with
       section 67(B) of the Environment Protection Act to cover the cost of clean up of the
       premises which may be required as a result of gradual of sudden contamination of the
       premises and to cover the cost of disposal of untreated waste.

8.2.   If the Authority incurs costs directly related to the premises under section 62(1) or
       62(B)(2) of the Environment Protection Act 1970, it may recover those costs by making a
       claim on, utilizing or realizing any financial assurance, or any part of a financial
       assurance.

8.3.   The financial assurance shall be maintained by the licencee until such time that the
       Authority is satisfied that it is no longer required to ensure compliance with the
       Environment Protection Act 1970.

8.4.   Not withstanding condition 8.2 the Authority will where appropriate endeavour to
       provide the licensee the first option to correct a problem or conduct a clean up of the
       premises before initiating action that may result in proceedings under Section 67C of the
       Environment Protection Act 1970.


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                                        SCHEDULE B

INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE CONDITIONS

9.1.   The licensee must conduct a weekly inspection and maintenance programme at the
       premises. The programme must include but not be limited to the following features:
         (a) all storage and batch process tanks;
         (b) all bases and walls of bunded areas;
         (c) all pipework, gaskets, joints and valves;
         (d) all fixed and portable pumping equipment;
         (e) all metering devices, level sensors and alarms;
         (f) effluent storage tanks;
         (g) filter press;
         (h) safety and emergency equipment;
         (i)   calibration of all instrumentation.
9.2.   The licensee must fulfil the requirements of Condition 9.1 using the procedures of the
       inspection and maintenance programme approved by the Authority on 17 January 1990.
9.3.   The licensee must keep and maintain records of on-site inspections and maintenance
       conducted in accordance with Condition 1.
9.4.   Each record referred to in Condition 9.3 must be kept on site for a period of 12 months
       and must be made available to any Authorised Officer of the Authority on request.

SITE SECURITY CONDITIONS
9.5.  Whenever any one of the following operations is carried out at the premises, a trained
      operator must be present to supervise the operation(s):
       (a) loading/unloading of waste;
       (b) treatment of waste;
       (c) transfer of waste or chemical material; or
       (d) maintenance.
9.6.  The trained operator referred to in Condition 9.5 must be empowered to assume full
      responsibility for operations under his supervision.
9.7.  The trained operator referred to in Condition 9.5 must be fully conversant with the
      conditions of this licence.
9.8.  The premises must be enclosed by a fence and lock-up gates of at least 1.8 metres in
      height to prevent unauthorised access to the premises.

EMERGENCY CONDITIONS
9.9.  The emergency procedures specified in vol 12 of the quality manual emergency
      procedures guide dated July 1994 shall be available on site at all times and available for
      inspection by any Authorised officer of the Authority.
9.10 The emergency procedures specified in volume 12 of the quality manual emergency
      procedures guide dated July 1994 shall be updated to include procedures for emergency
      procedures involving wastes with a flash point of less than 61 degrees Centigrade
9.11 In the event of any spill or discharge of waste outside of bunded areas, the licensee must
      immediately bring into operation the emergency procedures of the programme.
9.12. (a) In the event of a spillage of waste, chemicals or treatment effluent leaving the
          boundaries of the premises, or the discharge of air emissions likely to result in
          offensive odours beyond the boundary of the premises, the licensee must
          immediately inform the Authority by telephone;
      (b) Within 7 days of such a spillage or discharge the licensee must report to         the
          Authority in writing:
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           (i)     the cause of the spillage or discharge;
           (ii)    the measures taken to rectify the situation at the time; and
           (iii)   the measures proposed to prevent a recurrence of the event.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                          Licence No. EI 23855

                                        SCHEDULE C

GROUNDWATER MONITORING CONDITIONS

10.1.   The licensee must maintain the 7 ground water monitoring bores located within the
        boundary of the premises, as shown on the Site Location Plan, numbered 1 to 7.

10.2.   The minimum depth of the bores referred to in Condition 1 must be 2 metres below the
        water table.

10.3. (a)      samples of ground water must be obtained 300 mm below the standing water
               level from bores numbered 1 to 7, referred to in Condition 10.1, on at least two
               separate occasions during the months of February and July each year;

        (b)    The analysis of the samples referred to in Condition 10.3(a) must include the
               following parameters:

               (i)    total petroleum hydrocarbons;

               (ii)   electrical conductivity;

        (c)    Samples must be submitted for analysis to a laboratory accredited by NATA for
               that purpose;

10.4.   The standing water level in metres must be measured and recorded on each occasion that
        samples are obtained in accordance with Condition 10.3.

10.5.   By the 31 December 1997 the Licensee shall have all past ground water monitoring data
        assessed by an expert hydrologist and report of the outcome of the assessment to the
        Authority. The report shall include a recommendation for an ongoing ground water
        monitoring programme to apply from 1 January 1998.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                         Licence No. EI 23855

                                       SCHEDULE C

AIR DISCHARGE MONITORING CONDITIONS

11.1. Discharge points 1 and 2 shall be equipped with provision for sampling which conforms
      with the Environment Protection Authority's Memorandum on Provision for stack
      emission determinations issued May 1977.

11.2. The licence holder shall conduct a monitoring programme of the waste discharged from
      discharge point 1 and 2 in accordance with the following requirements:

       (a)    a sample of waste shall be taken annually in February and July;

       (b)    the sample or samples taken shall be representative of the wastes discharged when
              operating conditions are normal;

       (c)    a sample shall be taken when the equipment referred to in conditions 4.2, 4.3 and
              4.4 is operating simulteaneously.

       (d)    the samples shall be analysed as shown below:

              Discharge Point 1     mass rate and concentration of ammonia

                                    mass rate and concentration of odour

              Discharge Point 2     mass rate and concentration of ammonia

                                    mass rate and concentration of total reduced sulphides

                                    mass rate and concentration of odour

       (e)    during sampling, the operating conditions of the plant shall be gathered and
              recorded;

       (f)    the samples shall be analysed in accordance with Environment Protection
              Authority procedures and by a laboratory accredited by NATA to undertake the
              analyses specified in sub condition (c).

       (g)    the information required by sub condition (e) shall be accurately recorded in
              writing;

       (h)    if the licence holder wishes to use analysis methods other than those as described
              in paragraph (f), approval shall be obtained from the Authority prior to testing
              commencing.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                           Licence No. EI 23855

                                         SCHEDULE C

UNCONTAMINATED STORMWATER MONITORING CONDITIONS

12.1.   Uncontaminated stormwater may be discharged from the premises provided the
        indicators listed in Table 3 are within the range specified in Table 3.

         TABLE 3 - UNCONTAMINATED STORMWATER DEFINITION

                         Parameter                         Range

                            BOD                       less than 20mg/L

                      Suspended Solids                less than 80mg/L

                             pH                 between 6.0 and 9.0 pH units

                        Oil or Grease                 No visible trace



12.2.   Stormwater must only be discharged off the premises via the interceptor pits, as shown
        on the Block Plan.

12.3.   The interceptor pits must be inspected on a weekly basis for the presence of floating oil
        and sludge accumulation.

12.4.   Whenever the level of sludge accumulation in any one of the compartments of the
        interceptor pits exceeds 150mm or when oil is present in the final compartment, the
        whole triple interceptor pit must be desludged.

12.5.   Stormwater discharged off the premises must be free from visible floating oil, grease,
        foam or litter.

12.6.   The licensee must provide and maintain a stormwater sampling point located at the outlet
        of the interceptors, as shown on the Block Plan, which consists of a 600mm concrete pit
        with:

        (i)    the inlet pipe protruding 100mm into the pit; and

        (ii)   the outlet pipe located at least 200mm below the inlet pipe and 300mm above the
               base of the pit.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                          Licence No. EI 23855

                                          SCHEDULE C

UNCONTAMINATED STORMWATER MONITORING CONDITIONS continued

12.7. The licensee must conduct a sampling programme for stormwater discharged off the
      premises, during storm events where the interval since the last storm event exceeds 1
      week and more than 10mm of rain has fallen on the premises leading to a discharge of
      stormwater from the premises, according to the following requirements:

       (a)    samples must be taken at the sampling points referred to in Condition 12.6;

       (b)    sampling must be undertaken on at least one occasion in the months of January,
              April, July and October each year if stormwater is discharged during that month;

       (c)    samples must be taken by or under the supervision of a Qualified Chemist, being
              a person admitting to Associate level of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute;

       (d)    samples must be obtained, preserved and analysed as specified in the most recent
              edition of the Authority's publication "A Guide to the Sampling and Analysis of
              Wastes and Wastewater", or other methods approved by the Authority;

       (e)    the presence of visible oil or floating matter at the time of sampling must be
              recorded;

       (f)    samples obtained to comply with sub condition (b) must be submitted for analysis
              to a laboratory accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities
              (NATA) for that purpose;

        (g)   samples must be analysed for the following indicators:

              (i)     pH;

              (ii)    Biochemical Oxygen Demand;

              (iii)   Suspended solids;

              (iv)    The heavy metals:

                      -      Chromium;

                      -      Copper;

                      -      Cadmium;

                      -      Lead;

                      -      Nickel;

                      -      Zinc;

                      -      Mercury.

              (v)     Cyanide.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                           Licence No. EI 23855

                                         SCHEDULE C

UNCONTAMINATED STORMWATER MONITORING CONDITIONS continued

12.8.   The licensee must, with regard to the sampling and analysis programme described in
        Condition 12.7:

        (a)    cause the results of all sampling, analyses and observations to be accurately
               recorded in writing;

        (b)    cause the date and time of sampling to be recorded;

        (c)    sign the record of all analyses, measurements, or arrange for the said record to be
               signed by a responsible officer;

        (d)    make the results of the monitoring program available to an Authorised Officer of
               the Authority on any request to do so.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                            Licence No. EI 23855

                                         SCHEDULE C

REPORTING CONDITIONS

13.1. By the 30 August each year the licensee shall annually shall advise the Authority in
      writing of the following:

       (a)    the quantity of waste received onto the site for treatment for the year ending 30
              April and the methods of treatment applied to the waste;

       (b)    the total quantity of waste material sent offsite for reuse;

       (c)    the quantity referred to in part (b) shall detail the types of wastes dispatched and
              whether or not the waste has been treated at the premises;

       (d)    the methods of disposal used for each type of waste sent offsite;

       (e)    the volume of liquid disposed of to the sewerage system;

       (f)    details for each client waste generator disposing of 10000 Lt or more per
              collection:

              (i)     name of client;

              (ii)    individual waste types and quantities;

              (iii)   the method of waste treatment adopted.

       (g)    the results of all monitoring carried out in compliance with schedule C;

       (h)    an assessment of the monitoring results specified in sub condition (g);

       (i)    any incidents which may have resulted in a breach of The Environment Protection
              Act 1970;

       (j)    progress made by the licence holder in implementing the Waste Management
              Plan;

       (k)    any circumstances which may affect the assessment of the premises for the
              purpose of financial assurance.

13.2. (a)     the Licensee must advise the Authority when any analytical result or measurement
              contravenes a condition of the licence;

       (b)    the advice referred to in sub condition (a) must:

              (i)     include all the monitoring results available for the day the contravention
                      occurred;

              (ii)    explain what caused the contravention and describe the measures taken to
                      rectify the problem and prevent recurrence;

              (iii)   be forwarded to the Authority within 28 days of the day the samples were
                      taken.




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EPA WASTE DISCHARGE LICENCE                                          Licence No. EI 23855

                                           SCHEDULE D

EQUIPMENT SCHEDULE



Scrubber serving odour room and spent caustic oxidation plant comprising-one reaction vessel,
        two spent caustic storage vessels, one treated caustic vessel, as shown in Building B in
        the Block plan



Two pits for the mixing of waste for fixing or immobilising waste as shown in Building B in the
        Block plan.



Two curing bays for curing immobilized waste



Three silos to store stabilization dusts



Ammonia stripping tower-DP1 in the Block plan.



Neutralisation tanks and treatment tanks as shown in Building A in the Block plan.



Tank farm comprising eleven tanks in the Block plan.



Enclosed unloading bays Building A in the Block plan.



Enclosed unloading bays Building B in the Block plan.




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