Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1508

Mary’s Harbour Crab Processing Facility

Proponent: Labrador Fishermen’s Union Shrimp Company Limited (LFUSC)

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to construct a state-of-the-art crab processing facility in Mary’s Harbour on the south coast of Labrador. The facility will be located adjacent to the Government wharf on the south and the community road to town centre in the east. To accommodate the pre-engineered steel building, a total of 450 square metres of harbour will be in-filled with blasted rock. The facility will have the capability of processing live snow crab into either cooked or raw sections, with processing taking place for approximately six months annually, May to October. Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin this summer/fall.

  • June 3, 2010 - The undertaking was registered.
  • July 13, 2010 - Public comments are due.
  • July 18, 2010 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • July 27, 2010 - The project was released.

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