Municipal Affairs and Environment
March 20, 2019

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

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

UNDERTAKING REGISTERED:

Cottage on the Upper Humber River-North Branch River Junction (Reg. 2007)
Proponent: Michael Gorman

The proponent is proposing to construct a cottage on the Upper Humber River near the inflow of the North Branch River. Construction will include clearing, grubbing, installation of piles, construction of the cottage, and construction of utility sheds. Operation will consist of private accommodation intermittently during all seasons.

The undertaking was registered on March 14, 2019; the deadline for public comments is April 24, 2019; and the minister’s decision is due by April 28, 2019.

UNDERTAKING RELEASED:

Terrenceville Sand and Gravel Quarry (Reg. 1997)
Proponent: Hickey’s Contracting (1989) Ltd.

The project is released subject to the following conditions:

  • The proponent must not conduct land clearing activities between April 15 and August 15 in order to limit disturbance during the breeding season for migratory birds and to ensure that there will be no incidental take of birds, nests and eggs.
  • The proponent must maintain a minimum 30-metre naturally vegetated buffer along all waterbodies and wetlands to protect sensitive riparian and aquatic species, and their habitat.

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Learn more
Environmental Assessment Division
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

2019 03 20                              3:25 p.m.