Municipal Affairs and Environment
September 19, 2019

Environmental Assessment Bulletin – Correction for Bulletin Issued on September 18

Please note that the deadline for public comments related to the project below is October 23, 2019.

UNDERTAKING REGISTERED:

Donny’s Pond Quarry Near Holyrood                                                  (Reg. 2050)
Proponent: Black Ridge Construction Ltd.

The proponent proposes to construct and operate a four hectare sand, gravel and rock quarry adjacent to other nearly depleted quarries east of the Holyrood Access Road, approximately 3.3 kilometres from the Trans-Canada Highway and 5.4 kilometres from the Town of Holyrood. Construction of the quarry will include clearing vegetation and organic matter. Operation will involve pit run removal, stockpiling sand and gravel, drilling and blasting. Screening, crushing and washing of quarry material will take place at existing adjacent quarries operated by the proponent. 

The undertaking was registered on September 9, 2019; the deadline for public comments is October 23, 2019; and the minister’s decision is due by October 24, 2019. 

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
Lynn Robinson
Municipal Affairs and Environment
709-729-5449
lynnrobinson@gov.nl.ca

2019 09 19                              9:40 a.m.