Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1788

St. Lunaire Harbour Improvements - Resubmission         

Proponent:  DFO, Small Craft Harbours Branch

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal includes improvements to the harbour in St. Lunaire including:  extending the existing marginal wharf by 37 metres and existing breakwater wharf by 43 metres to accommodate demand for additional berthing;  dredging the approach to the existing facility and infilling a tidal and sub-tidal area immediately behind the proposed marginal wharf extension.  The site is located along the eastern shoreline of Garden Cove.   The project was released from environmental assessment review in 2010 but work was not commenced in the allotted timeline and resubmission of the project was required.  The proposed scope of the project is the same as was proposed in 2010.  The project may begin at the earliest May 2015, pending approval.

  • March 12, 2015 - The undertaking was registered.
  • April 17, 2015 - Deadline for public comments.
  • April 25, 2015 - The Minister’s decision is due.
  • May 29, 2015 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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