Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1230

Heart's Content Mink Fur Farm

Proponent: Lower Trinity South Regional Development Association

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:The proponent proposes to construct a mink fur farm on a 17.5 acre site located approximately midway between the communities of Heart's Content and Heart�s Desire, off of Old Heart's Desire Road , Trinity Bay . The proponent plans to start with 1,000 female breeders and expand to 4,000 female breeders producing approximately 20,000 kits per annum. Development at the site is proposed to include clearing a 5 acre area for mink storage sheds/barns (measuring approximately 137 metres by 12.8 metres) surrounded by perimeter fencing, plus a storage shed, a manure storage pad, and clearing lands for manure spreading. Construction is proposed to start in March 2006 and expand to full scale production by August 2009.
  • December 22, 2005 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 26, 2006 - Public comments are due.
  • April 26, 2006 - The proponent withdraws the undertaking from environmental assessment review.

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