Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1311

Cox's Cove Mink Farm

Proponent: NuMink Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description:The proponent proposes to expand the existing mink farm located in Cox's Cove, Bay of Islands , from their current 5,000 female breeders to 10,000 female breeders. The existing site is located 3 kilometres along Country Road . Four additional pelter sheds (32 by 450), two breeder sheds (37 by 450) and a new shavings storage shed will be constructed. The expansion is tentatively scheduled to begin in the spring of 2007.
  • February 14, 2007 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 22, 2007 - Public comments are due.
  • March 29, 2007 - The Minister releases the project from further environmental assessment.

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