Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1478

Peter's Pond, Botwood Quarry

Proponent: Humber Valley Aggregates & Asphalt Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to develop a 5 hectare aggregate quarry, located approximately 500 metres west of Route 350 (near Botwood). Access to the site is via an existing road. No construction is required prior to commencement of operations. A portable crusher will be utilized on site and there may be portable trailer(s) as required for spare parts, office and control, etc. The operation will consist of excavating, crushing and screening of aggregate for the purpose of supplying the local cement/aggregate market. This project will be weather dependent, with crushing scheduled to begin immediately following spring thaw. The operation will be conducted between May and November, 2010. All work is anticipated be completed within 5 weeks.

  • March 4, 2010 - The undertaking was registered.
  • April 15, 2010 - Public comments are due.
  • April 18, 2010 - The Minister's decision is due.

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