Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1022

South Dildo Seal Pelt Tannery

Proponent: Carino Company Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • The proponent proposes to expand the existing seal processing plant at South Dildo to enable the tanning of seal pelts. Presently the site contains a storage building, cooker building, salt shed, production building, sawdust building, office and security office. The existing production building will be extended to house parts of the tannery. The phasing in of the tanning operation will take place over a period of 10 years. The start up phase will involve the tanning of approximately 200 seal pelts per day.
  • June 3, 2002 - The undertaking was registered.
  • July 8, 2002 - Public comments were due.
  • July 15, 2002 - The Minister's decision was due.
  • August 28, 2002 - The Minister's released the project from further environmental assessment.

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