Municipal Affairs and Environment

CBPPL District 5 and 6 Five Year Operating Plan

Registration 1027

Proponent: Corner Brook Pulp andPaper Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • The proponent proposes to undertake forest management activities in District 5 (Bonavista North) and District 6 (Glenwood) consisting of timber harvesting, domestic cutting, silviculture and forest access roads for the period 2003 to 2007. The proposed harvest on Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited's timber limits is 245,000 cubic meters in District 5 and 545,000 cubic metres in District 6. The proposed silviculture treatment, achieved through both pre-commercial thinning and planting, consists of approximately 780 hectares in District 5 and 1,250 hectares in District 6. There are 40 kilometres of proposed forest access road in District 5 and 85 kilometres in District 6.
  • July 9, 2002 - The undertaking was registered.
  • August 14, 2002 - Public comments are due.
  • August 23, 2002 - The Minister's decision was due.
  • November 08, 02 - The Minister releases the project from further environmental assessment with conditions.

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