Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1173

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Forest Management District 16Amendment

Proponent: Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:
    The proponent proposes amendments to its Forest Management District 16 Five Year Operating Plan 2002-2006.Forest Management District 16 is located on the Northern Peninsula, bounded by White Bay in the east, Gros Morne Park in the west, and Gaff Topsails in the south. The amendments apply to a proposed total timber harvest of 148, 668 cubic meters in the Burnt Hill Lake (51,421 cubic meters), Hinds Lake (40,424 cubic meters), Kitty's Brook (17,852 cubic meters), and Goose Lake Road (38,971 cubic meters) Operating Areas. No primary forest access roads are proposed. Road construction and harvesting is scheduled to begin as early as April 1, 2005 and continue until December 31, 2006.
  • January 21, 2005 - The undertaking was registered.
  • February 28, 2005 - Public comments are due.
  • March 7, 2005 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • May 12, 2005 - The Minister announced the project has been conditionally released from further environmental assessment review.

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