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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.
ENVIRONMENTAL PREVIEW REPORT REQUIRED:
Badger Sand and Gravel Quarry (Reg. 2247)
Proponent: Exploits Welding and Machine Shop Limited
The minister has advised the Proponent that an environmental preview report (EPR) is required for the project. The EPR is required to include:
An Environmental Assessment Committee (EAC) will be appointed to provide scientific and technical advice to the minister and to prepare guidelines for the Proponent in preparation of the EPR. The public will be invited to provide comments on the EPR upon its submission.
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE APPOINTED:
White Hill Pond JCL Quarry (Reg. 2246)
Proponent: JCL Investments Inc.
An Environmental Assessment Committee (EAC) has been appointed to provide scientific and technical advice to the minister and to prepare guidelines for conducting the EPR. The EAC includes representation from the following government agencies:
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:
Public comments may be forwarded to: EAprojectcomments@gov.nl.ca
If you submit comments on a project that is under environmental assessment, please advise the Department if you DO NOT wish to share your comments with the project proponent.