Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1326

Abitibi District 12 (Harpoon) Forest PlanAmendment

Proponent: Abitibi

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description: The proponent proposes to harvest a total of approximately 39,600 cubic meters of timber, on a 300 hectare parcel of land near Harpoon Brook, in central Newfoundland . This proposed harvest is outside the current five-year operating plan for District 12. Approximately seven kilometres of operational road will be constructed, and one kilometre will be up-graded to access the timber, which is scheduled for harvest during the summer and fall of 2007.
  • May 9, 2007 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 14, 2007 - Public comments are due.
  • June 23, 2007 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • July 4, 2007 - The Minister announced the project has been released from further environmental assessment review.

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