Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1279

Abitibi District 10 (Peterview Ridge) Amendment

Proponent: Abitibi-Consolidated

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:The proponent proposes to harvest a total of 56,200 cubic metres of mature to over-mature timber, representing approximately 650 hectares in Forest Management District 10, Peterview Ridge Area in central Newfoundland . This proposed area is scheduled for harvest during the fall of 2006 and winter of 2007. To access the timber, Abitibi propose to construct 13.1 kilometres of new roads.
  • August 3, 2006 - The undertaking was registered.
  • September 11, 2006 - Public comments are due.
  • September 17, 2006 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • September 29, 2006 - The Minister releases the project from further environmental assessment.

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