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November 14, 2000
(Environment and Labour)

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

Environment and Labour Minister Oliver Langdon has announced the following events relative to the Environmental Assessment Act. In the case of documents received or approved, copies may 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 shown for each item.


Recreation Vehicle (R.V.) Park and Trail Expansion
Proponent: Town of Springdale

The proponent proposes to develop a caravan/recreation vehicle (R.V.) park at Springdale as an extension to the George Huxter Municipal Park. The planned expansion to the park will include construction of approximately 20 R.V. sites with sewer and electrical hook-up and 2.5 kilometres of walking trails. The undertaking was registered on November 10, 2000, public comments are due on December 19, 2000, and the minister's decision is due on December 25, 2000.


Amendment to the Five Year Operation Plan (1997-2001)
Main River - Sheffield Lake Areas, Forest Management District 16
Proponent: Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited

The proponent has withdrawn the proposed amendment which was registered under the Environmental Assessment Act on December 14, 1999.

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

Environmental assessment news releases are on the Internet at /env

2000 11 14 3:30 p.m.

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