Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1058

St. John's Salvage Yard, Incinerator Road (Foxtrap)

Proponent: Newfoundland Recycling Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:
    • The proponent proposes to relocate an existing commercial salvage yard at Pocket Road, Long Pond, Conception Bay South to Incinerator Road off the Foxtrap Access Road which is located within the City of St. John?s. The proposed site is approximately 4.5 hectares in area and was formerly a quarry. The purpose of relocation is due to the limited space at the present facility. Newfoundland Recycling Limited processes and recycles automobiles and scrap materials including fridges, stoves, hot water boilers, and oil tanks. The proponent proposes to build a warehouse, install a truck scale, and install a heavy-duty shredding unit and car crusher on the proposed site. The proponent anticipates that construction would begin in June 2003 and finish in July 2004.
  • February 17, 2003 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 20, 2003 - The Minister released the project from further environmental assessment subject to conditions.

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