Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1546

Peters Pond Cranberry Farm

Proponent: Mr. Bryan Borland, BHB Farms

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes the establishment of a 162 hectare cranberry farm on the south side of Route 350 near Peters Pond, Bishop’s Falls. The farm layout/construction will avail of a sand source only 2 kilometres away; irrigation pond for water storage; sediment pond for discharge water; other water control structures; installation of drainage tile in the cranberry bed; berms around fields developed into roads approximately 1.8 to 2.4 metres wide to service the area; and approximately 20 centimetres of sand to be laid over the cranberry bed. The undertaking is scheduled is begin upon receipt of approval.

  • November 25, 2010 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 3, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • January 9, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • September 28, 2012 - Undertaking withdrawn.

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