Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2009
Current version for 1 May 2020 to date (accessed 17 July 2020 at 01:14)
Chapter 5A Part 1 Clause 79D
79D   Calculation of annual levy for Upper Hunter electricity generation licence holders
(1)  The amount of the annual levy payable by an Upper Hunter electricity generation licence holder for a levy period is calculated as follows—
 
where—
EGL is the amount of the annual levy payable by an Upper Hunter electricity generation licence holder for a levy period.
F is the estimated cost of the Upper Hunter monitoring program for the levy period as determined under clause 79G.
G is the amount of particulate matter emitted from the premises to which the licence concerned applies during the previous levy period.
H is the sum of the amounts of particulate matter emitted from all Upper Hunter licensed premises during the previous levy period.
I is the amount of oxides of nitrogen and sulphur dioxide emitted from the premises to which the licence concerned applies during the previous levy period.
J is the sum of the amounts of oxides of nitrogen and sulphur dioxide emitted from all Upper Hunter licensed premises during the previous levy period.
(2)  A reference in any of the components of the formula in subclause (1) to an amount is a reference to the amount provided to the EPA by an Upper Hunter licence holder under clause 79I.
(3)  If any information required to calculate the amount of the annual levy is not available to the EPA, the EPA may calculate the amount of the levy based on reasonable estimates.
(4)  In this clause, Upper Hunter licensed premises means premises located in the area of the Upper Hunter monitoring program to which a licence authorising the carrying out of mining for coal or the generation of electricity from any energy source (other than wind or solar power) applies.