Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1376

Central Regional Waste Management Transfer Stations

Proponent: Central Regional Waste Management Committee

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal is to develop seven local waste management facilities (LWMF) to service communities located in the central region of Newfoundland . Each LWMF will provide a permanent storage of construction and demolition materials and provide a temporary collection area for waste before it is transported to the Central Newfoundland Waste Facility (Registration 1335) for further recycling and separation of organics. The sites are located at the following locations:

  • Buchans Junction
  • Point Leamington
  • New World Island-Twillingate
  • Fogo Island
  • Gander Bay
  • Indian Bay
  • Terra Nova

There are location alternatives proposed for the New World Island-Twillingate and Fogo Island sites.

  • April 16, 2008 - The undertaking was registered.
  • May 23, 2008 - Public comments are due.
  • May 31, 2008 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • July 24, 2008 - The Minister released the project from further environmental assessment.

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