Environment and Conservation
March 20, 2008

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

The Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Environment and Conservation, has announced the following events relative to Part 10 Environmental Assessment of the Environmental Protection Act.

UNDERTAKING REGISTERED:

Come By Chance Industrial Coatings and Linings Installation
Proponent: Ms. Patrina Murphy                                                                                     (Reg. 1369)

The business will supply, install, inspect and maintain various types of coatings, insulation and internal linings and other specialized products and services used in the commercial and industrial environments. The business location will be on Refinery Road, at its intersection with the Trans Canada Highway. The site will include the construction of an 18 metre by 36 metre prefab metal structure and clearing of a lay down area for business-related materials. Construction is to commence in the summer of 2008.

The undertaking was registered on March 18, 2008; public comments are due by April 24, 2008; and the minister's decision is due by May 2, 2008.

Comments on submitted documents are invited from the public, addressed in writing to the minister, prior to the deadline date shown.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION PLAN RECEIVED:

Grassy Point (Placentia Bay) Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Transshipment Terminal
Proponent: Newfoundland LNG Limited                                                                          (Reg. 1304)

The proponent has submitted an Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) as required by the Minister of Environment and Conservation as one of the conditions of release from the environmental assessment review on January 19, 2007. Public comments on the EPP must be received by April 23, 2008. For further information on this project, contact Paul Carter at 709-729-0188 or e-mail pcarter@gov.nl.ca

Further information may be obtained by contacting the Director of Environmental Assessment at (709) 729-4211 or toll-free: 1-800-563-6181 or by mail to:

Director, Environmental Assessment Division
Department of Environment and Conservation
West Block, Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700, St. John's, NL, A1B 4J6

Environmental assessment information is available at - http://www.gov.nl.ca/env

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Media contact:

Melony O’Neill
Director of Communications (Acting)
Department of Environment and Conservation
709-729-2575; 689-0928
moneill@gov.nl.ca

2008 03 20                                                      2:10 p.m.

 


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