Municipal Affairs and Environment
October 25, 2017

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

The Honourable Eddie Joyce, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, has announced the following events relative to Part 10 Environmental Assessment of the Environmental Protection Act.

UNDERTAKINGS RELEASED:

New Bay Pond Cottage Development                         (Reg. 1914)
Proponent: Department of Fisheries and Land Resources

The project is released from further environmental assessment subject to the following conditions:

  • The proponent must submit to this department, a Level 1 Groundwater Assessment Report that has been approved by the Water Resources Management Division. The report must be approved prior to the start of construction and before the receipt of Service NL permits for waste disposal or septic systems.
  • A historic resources impact assessment, approved by the Provincial Archaeology Office is required for all areas of the proposed development prior to the start of construction.

Change Islands Quarry Access Road                     (Reg. 1918)
Proponent: D.T. Triple C. Inc.

The project is released from further environmental assessment subject to the following condition:

  • A “no cut” area surrounding the quarry and defined in the attached maps must be adhered to, in order to preserve and protect viewscapes from Partridge Cove and its beach.

Corner Brook Microbrewery and Tap Room (Reg. 1921)
Proponent: Boomstick Brewing Company

UNDERTAKING WITHDRAWN:

Cavendish Mink Farm Expansion                         (Reg. 1922)
Proponent: Viking Fur Inc.

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Learn more

Environmental Assessment Division - toll-free at 1-800-563-6181 or by mail:
Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment
West Block, Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700, St. John's, NL A1B 4J6

Public comments may be forwarded to: EAprojectcomments@gov.nl.ca

Environmental assessment information: www.mae.gov.nl.ca/env_assessment/

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Media contact
Lynn Robinson
Municipal Affairs and Environment
709-729-5449, 691-9466
lynnrobinson@gov.nl.ca

2017 10 25                             4:10 p.m.