Municipal Affairs and Environment
July 19, 2018

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

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

APPEAL OF MINISTER’S DECISION:

Argentia Access Road Industrial Composting Facility (Reg. 1838)
Proponent: Metro Environmental Limited

The decision to require an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Argentia Access Road Industrial Composting Facility was made on May 17, 2018. On July 4, 2018, the minister received an appeal of that decision under section 107 of the Environmental Protection Act. The appeal document can be viewed on the department’s website at: www.mae.gov.nl.ca/env_assessment/projects/Y2016/1838

Questions can be directed to Joanne Sweeney, Environmental Scientist and Project Environmental Assessment Committee Chair, Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment, at 709-729-2822 or by email at joannesweeney@gov.nl.ca.

The deadline for public comments is July 31, 2018. The minister’s decision on the appeal is due by August 3, 2018.

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
Erin Shea
Municipal Affairs and Environment
709-729-2575, 725-4321
erinshea@gov.nl.ca

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