Municipal Affairs and Environment
August 03, 2018

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

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

DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT GUIDELINES FOR PUBLIC REVIEW:

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

The proposed Argentia Access Road Industrial Composting Facility Project is undergoing a provincial environmental assessment and requires an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The environmental assessment committee has prepared draft EIS Guidelines that identify the information that must be included in the EIS. The public is invited to review these guidelines and to provide written comments by September 12, 2018. Comments received will be reviewed and considered before the EIS guidelines are finalized.

More information on the project is available on the department’s website at: www.mae.gov.nl.ca/env_assessment/projects/Y2016/1834/index.html.

Written comments must be sent by September 12, 2018, to:
EAProjectComments@gov.nl.ca
or
Joanne Sweeney, Project EA Chair
Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment
Environmental Assessment Division
West Block, Confederation Building
PO Box 8700
St. John’s NL A1B 4J6
Telephone: 709-729-2822
Fax: 709-729-0320

Learn more
Environmental Assessment Division - toll-free at 1-800-563-6181 or by mail:
    Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment
    Fourth Floor, 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

2018 08 03                              3:45 p.m.