Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1707

Lawn River Quarry

Proponent: TR Excavating Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted a proposal to develop a 1.5 hectare bedrock aggregate quarry site on the Burin Peninsula. The quarry will be located five kilometers west of St. Lawrence and be adjacent to two other quarries with a combined area of 12 hectares. The project will involve stripping and stockpiling materials using a hydraulic breaker. Lawn Brook, a scheduled salmon river, is within 200 metres of this proposed undertaking.

  • May 2, 2013 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 13, 2013 - Deadline for public comments.
  • June 17, 2013 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • June 27, 2013 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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