Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1019

New World Island Access Road

Proponent: Cottle's Island Lumber Co.Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • The proponent intends to construct 1,200 metres of 6-metre wide Class C-2 access road from the paved highway (Route 340) just North of the Boyd's Cove Causeway to a proposed wharf for off-loading of barged pulpwood and sawlogs. Four to six barges per year are expected with 5,000 - 10,000 cubic metres each of wood that will be stored at the site until it can be further transported by road for processing. It is anticipated that construction will start in early June.
  • April 25, 2002 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 28, 2002 - The Minister announced that the undertaking was released from environmental assessment.

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