Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1572

Wabush East Woodford Rock Quarry

Proponent: H & H Enterprises Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposed project involves the development of a 24-hectare rock quarry located approximately 1.5 kilometres south of Moosehead Lake and 12 kilometres east of Wabush. The proposed project will require the construction of a 500-metre access road from the Trans Labrador Highway to the site. The proponent proposes to develop the area as an open pit quarry operation to produce crushed rock for the construction industry and as ballast for the QNS&L Railway in western Labrador. Road construction and operations are scheduled to commence in May 2011.

  • March 31, 2011 - The undertaking was registered.
  • May 6, 2011 - Public comments are due.
  • May 15, 2011 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • August 4, 2011 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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