Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1396

Grand Falls-Windsor Cranberry Farm

Proponent: Mr. Stephen Newhook

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal is to develop and operate a cranberry farm in the Grand Falls-Windsor area. The proposed development site is located approximately 500 metres north of Grand Falls-Windsor where the transmission line intersects with Ivany's Road. The farm will be approximately 26 hectares, including berms and ditches. However, field development will be limited to 18 hectares. Construction will consist of brush cutting; ditching; cranberry bed development; farm auxiliary buildings; water control structures; drainage tiles; sedimentation pond; upgrading of an access road to the site, etc. The farm will be developed over three years, with construction scheduled to begin as soon as all permitting is in place.

  • August 28, 2008 - The undertaking was registered.
  • October 8, 2008 - Public comments are due.
  • October 12, 2008 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • October 20, 2008 - The Minister released the project from further environmental assessment review.

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