Environmental Assessment Bulletin

  • Municipal Affairs and Environment

March 10, 2020

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

Environmental Assessment Committee Appointed:

Marystown Marbase Cleanerfish Hatchery                                       (Reg. 2062)
Proponent: Marbase Cleanerfish Ltd.

On February 12, 2020 the minister advised the proponent that an Environmental Preview Report (EPR) is required for the project. An Environmental Assessment Committee has been appointed to provide scientific and technical advice to the minister and to prepare draft guidelines for conducting the EPR. The Environmental Assessment Committee includes representation from the following provincial and federal government agencies:

  • Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment
    • Environmental Assessment Division – Committee Chairperson
    • Water Resources Management Division
    • Pollution Prevention Division
  • Department of Fisheries and Land Resources
    • Aquaculture Development Branch
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Transport Canada
  • Health Canada

Information on the environmental assessment can be found at the following web site:

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

2020 03 10 4:30 pm