Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1365

Portland Creek Agricultural Development

Proponent: Brophy Dairy Farms Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process:

Project Description:

This project involves the development of approximately 60 hectares for forage production within an 80 hectare Crown land agricultural lease. The site is located approximately one kilometre east of Route 430 and three kilometers south of Portland Creek Pond, near the community of Portland Creek on the Northern Peninsula . The project will include a Class C-2 gravel access road and the development of forage fields to increase the productive land base of Brophy Dairy Farms Ltd. No buildings or other constructed farm infrastructure will be associated with this project. Construction of the access road will begin in the spring of 2008; construction of the fields will take place over the following five years.

  • January 31, 2008 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 7, 2008 - Public comments are due.
  • March 16, 2008 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • June 27, 2008 - The Minister calls for an Environmental Preview Report.
  • October 9, 2008 - The Minister issues final Guidelines for the Environmental Preview Report.
  • October 30, 2017 - Project expired.

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