Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1656

Hopeall Fish Farm Hatchery

Proponent: Newhope Fish Farm Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to construct a new fish farm hatchery for salmonids at the former hatchery site in Hopeall, Trinity Bay. The land-based facility is being designed to produce 2.5 million fingerlings/smolt per year. The hatchery complex will consist of the following: two primary buildings including a small incubation building with office and workshop (approximately 200 square metres); ongrowing building where the fingerlings will be grown to commercial size of 60 to 80 grams (approximately 874 square metres); storage shed; and parking and turnaround areas. Construction is planned to commence in the Fall 2012 and operations to start in June 2013.

  • June 26, 2012 - The undertaking was registered.
  • August 3, 2012 - Public comments are due.
  • August 10, 2012 - The Minister's decision is due.
  • September 6, 2012 - The undertaking was released.

 

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