Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1628

Fox Island River Channel Wall & Breakwater Reconstruction

Proponent: Fisheries & Oceans Canada

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposed undertaking includes repairs to and enhancement of the existing DFO Small Craft Harbour facility in Fox Island River, Port au Port Bay. It involves the reconstruction of two channel walls, construction of a rubblemound breakwater, and dredging. The proposed channel wall reconstruction and breakwater construction is intended to provide shelter to existing wharf infrastructure and reduce the frequency of future maintenance dredging.

  • January 27, 2012 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 7, 2012 - Public comments are due.
  • March 12, 2012 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • April 19, 2012 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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