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Environmental Assessment Bulletin

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 202331 Views

December 6, 2023

The Honourable Bernard Davis, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, has announced the following relative to Part 10 Environmental Assessment of the Environmental Protection Act.

UNDERTAKINGS REGISTERED:
Daniel’s Harbour Marine Terminal (Reg. 2278)
Proponent: Shawn Perry

The Proponent is proposing to develop 15 hectares of land in Daniel’s Harbour. The land would be used for forage production and pastureland for sheep and cattle. Development would include clearing of vegetation, stumps and stones as well as the construction of a fence. A description of the project can be found on the department’s webpage at: www.gov.nl.ca/ecc/env-assessment/projects-list/.

The undertaking was registered on December 5, 2023; the deadline for public comment is January 10, 2024; and the minister’s decision is due by January 19, 2024.

Cooper Cove Marine Terminal Expansion (Reg. 2279)
Proponent: Port of Argentia

The Proponent is proposing to expand the existing marine terminal located at Argentia Harbour to address the lack of wharf space and quayside infrastructure to enhance berthage and cargo flow. The expansion would include a roll-on-roll-off ramp to streamline vessel loading and increased storage to support cargo activities. A phased approach spanning 29 months is proposed and construction would include seabed dredging, armour stone shoreline protection and infilling. A description of the project can be found on the department’s webpage at: www.gov.nl.ca/ecc/env-assessment/projects-list/.

The undertaking was registered on December 6, 2023; the deadline for public comment is January 10, 2024; and the minister’s decision is due by January 20, 2024.

Learn more
Environmental Assessment Division
Department of Environment and Climate Change
West Block, Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700, St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6

Environmental assessment information is available at:

www.gov.nl.ca/ecc/env-assessment/

www.gov.nl.ca/ecc/files/GUIDE-TO-THE-PROCESS_December-2023.pdf

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Project comments may be forwarded to: EAProjectComments@gov.nl.ca

Anyone submitting comments on a project under environmental assessment is asked to please advise the Department if they DO NOT wish to have their comments shared with the project Proponent.

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