Municipal Affairs and Environment
October 31, 2019

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

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

UNDERTAKINGS REGISTERED:

Baker’s Brook Rock Quarry Expansion                                        (Reg. 2056)
Proponent: Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Ltd. 

The proponent is proposing to develop a 14.1-hectare rock quarry adjacent to their existing quarry, located near Route 440 within the City of Corner Brook.  The site is accessible via a 1.2 kilometre gravel road extending from Route 440. Site development will involve vegetation clearing, grubbing and stockpiling of organics. Quarry operations will include drilling, blasting, ripping, crushing and screening.

The undertaking was registered on October 28, 2019; the deadline for public comments is December 5, 2019; and the Minister’s decision is due by December 12, 2019.

Hampden Residential Property #2                                                  (Reg. 2057)
Proponent: Mr. Kyle Osmond 

The proponent proposes to construct a residential dwelling at 22 Elms Place in the Town of Hampden, off Route 421. The dwelling will be located on a 0.186-hectare lot approximately 130 metres from the Hampden River. Development will consist of land clearing and levelling, installation of water and sewer systems, landscaping and building construction. The dwelling will be a wood-framed structure built on a concrete foundation.

The undertaking was registered on October 29, 2019; the deadline for public comments is December 5, 2019; and the Minister’s decision is due by December 13, 2019.

Hampden Residential Property #1                                               (Reg. 2058)
Proponent: Mr. Tyler Osmond

The proponent proposes to construct a residential dwelling at 20 Elms Place in the Town of Hampden, off Route 421. The dwelling will be located on a 0.186-hectare lot approximately 130 metres from the Hampden River. Development will consist of land clearing and levelling, installation of water and sewer systems, landscaping, and building construction. The dwelling will be a wood-framed structure built on a concrete foundation.

The undertaking was registered on October 29, 2019; the deadline for public comments is December 5, 2019; and the minister’s decision is due by December 13, 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 10 31                              11:00 a.m.