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October 16, 1996
(Environment and Labour)


Environment and Labour Minister Kevin Aylward has announced the following events relative to the Environmental Assessment Act. In the case of documents received or approved, copies can be obtained by contacting the regional office of the Department of Environment and Labour or by calling toll-free 1-800-563-6181. Comments on submitted documents are invited from the public, addressed in writing to the minister, and are welcome prior to the deadline date following each item.


  • Torrent River Site 1C Hydroelectric Development
    Proponent: Torrent Small Hydro Corporation

The minister has directed the proponent to prepare and submit an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The minister will appoint an assessment committee for the purpose of advising him on scientific and technical matters related to the undertaking.

A guide to the Environmental Assessment Process is available from the Department of Environment and Labour. The minister encourages all interested parties to become involved and to make comments known. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Director of Environmental Assessment at (709) 729-2562 or toll-free: 1-800-563-6181, or by mail to:

  • Director, Environmental Assessment Division
    Department of Environment and Labour
    West Block, Confederation Building
    P.O. Box 8700
    St. John's, NF
    A1B 4J6
1996 10 16 3:20 p.m.

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