Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1231

Clarenville Mink Fur Farm

Proponent: Kenneth Mogensen

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description: The proponent proposes to construct a mink fur farm on a 45 acre site near Georges Brook, on the north side of Route 232, Trinity Bay . The proposed fur farm will contain 4,000 female breeders producing approximately 20,000 kits per annum. A total of 4 to 8 acres will be cleared to encompass sheds and fencing. There will be eight mink sheds (122 metres by 6.7 metres), a storage shed, perimeter fencing, temporary manure storage and access roads. Farm construction is proposed to begin in the spring of 2006.
  • December 22, 2005 - The undertaking was registered.
  • January 26, 2006 - Public comments are due.
  • February 1, 2006 - The Minister announced the proponent has withdrawn the project from environmental assessment review.

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