Municipal Affairs and Environment
April 25, 2017

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

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


Gander Wastewater Treatment Plant                                                       (Reg. 1891)
Proponent: Town of Gander

The proponent has submitted a proposal for a new wastewater treatment plant north of the Town of Gander and south of Whitman’s Pond. The new treatment plant is proposed as a replacement for the existing wastewater treatment facilities that do not meet the current Federal Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations. The new treatment plant will include preliminary, primary, and secondary levels of treatment, as well as effluent disinfection to mitigate the effect of the effluent discharge on the receiving water. The project is scheduled to commence by June 2017.

The undertaking was registered on April 20, 2017; the deadline for public comments is May 30, 2017; and the minister’s decision is due by June 4, 2017.


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Lynn Robinson
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2017 04 13                              3:15 p.m.