Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1709

Buchans Highway Quarry

Proponent: Penney Paving Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

Penney Paving Limited intends to establish a sand and gravel quarry approximately 6 kilometres southwest of Badger. The quarry will be located on the east side of the Buchans Highway between the highway and the Exploits River and will be approximately 1.8 hectares in size. Aggregate (sand and gravel) will be excavated, crushed and screened at the site. Construction is anticipated to take place in July, 2013.

  • May 8, 2013 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 13, 2013 - Deadline for public comments.
  • June 22, 2013 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • July 19, 2013 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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