Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1434

La Scie Harbour Improvements

Proponent: Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proposal proposes to enhance the existing Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), Small Crafts and Harbours (SCH) facilities at La Scie, NL. It involves the installation of a 40 metre rubble mound breakwater, 20 metre extension to an existing finger pier wharf and construction of a 6.1 metre by 60.6 metre marginal wharf. The site is located along the north shoreline of La Scie Harbour. Access is provided by municipal roads off Provincial Route 414.The project will be constructed in at least 2 phases. Phase one (breakwater extension) is scheduled to begin on July 15, 2009. Commencement of later phases of the undertaking will be subject to DFO operational priorities and funding.

  • June 11, 2009 - The undertaking was registered.
  • July 19, 2009 - Public comments are due.
  • July 26, 2009 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • August 21, 2009 - The Minister releases the project from further environmental assessment.

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