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.
South Brook Quarry (Reg. 2073)
Proponent: Shoreline Aggregates Inc.
The proponent proposes to expand their existing quarries just south of the Anaconda Pine Cove Mine on the Baie Verte Peninsula by 81 hectares. The purpose of the expansion is to quarry materials to supply international markets. The proposed quarry is currently designed to be developed in six to seven, five-year development phases for a total quarry life of 30-35 years. Operations will include drilling, blasting and ripping, The quarried materials will be transported to the existing Anaconda Mining Lease area where additional processing and stockpiling will occur. Quarry access will be via an existing access road and shipping will be done via the existing dock nearby.
The undertaking was registered on March 12, 2020; the deadline for public comments is April 17, 2020; and the minister’s decision is due by April 26, 2020.
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/
Municipal Affairs and Environment