Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1484

Botwood Airstrip Sand Quarry

Proponent: Penney Paving Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to develop a sand pit approximately 10 kilometres southeast of the Town of Botwood, off Route 350. The proposed pit site will cover a total area of approximately four hectares. Access to the site will be by an existing gravel road approximately one kilometre long which will be upgraded and extended to the northwest to access the quarry lease. Operations will include the excavation and loading of sand and gravel materials at the working face of the pit, crushing and screening processing, and transportation of sand materials for use off site.

  • March 17, 2010 - The undertaking was registered.
  • April 23, 2010 - Public comments are due.
  • May 1, 2010 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • June 28, 2010 - The project was released.

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