Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1769

Hughes Brook Agriculture Fruit Orchard

Proponent:  Annette George

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to develop 6.3 hectares of land for agriculture use including a fruit orchard, vegetable crops and a greenhouse at Hughes Brook, in western Newfoundland. The proposed agriculture development is located approximately 750 metres east of the community of Hughes Brook, on Old Man’s Pond woods road. The proposal is to clear arable areas for planting fruit orchards (ie. apple trees), vegetable crops and a small (4.6 metre by 6 metre) greenhouse. Clearing a portion of the land is proposed to begin in the spring of 2015.

  • November 3, 2014 - The undertaking was registered.
  • December 12, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • December 18, 2014 - The Minister’s decision is due.
  • January 2, 2015 - The minister announced that the project is released.

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