Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1110

Seldom Breakwater Construction

Proponent: Public Works and Government Services Canada

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:
    The proponent in conjunction with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Small Crafts and Harbours Branch, proposes to construct a rubblemound breakwater structure approximately 135 metres long into Seldom Harbour, Fogo Island. The breakwater will be 40 metres wide on the ocean floor with a crest width of 5 metres and be constructed to an elevation of 5 metres high. Construction will involve placement of stones over the indented footprint which will then be covered with armour stone.
  • December 3, 2003 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 8 2004 - Public comments are due.
  • January 16, 2004 - The Minister released the project from further environmental assessment.

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