Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1335

Central Newfoundland Regional Waste Management Facility

Proponent: Central Newfoundland Waste Management Committee

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

  • Project Description: The proposed site for the regional solid waste management facility is located on 368.9 hectares of land, 2 kilometres east of Norris Arm, between the Lewisporte Junction Road and the Norris Arm North Side access road. The development will consist of the following components: Access Road, Scale House, Public Drop-off Area, In-Vessel Compost Facility, Materials Recovery Facility, Construction and Demolition Depot and Landfill, Household Hazardous Waste Area, Regional Landfill Facility. The regional solid waste management facility is intended to service communities located in the central region of Newfoundland. Construction is proposed to begin in the fall of 2007 and the facility is to be fully operational by the fall of 2011.
  • June 5, 2007 - The undertaking was registered.
  • July 13, 2007 - Public comments are due.
  • July 20, 2007 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 1, 2007 - The Minister released the undertaking from further environmental assessment.

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