Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1753

Red Cliff Quarry

Proponent: Exploits Valley Paving Ltd.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent submitted a proposal for a 10-hectare gravel, sand and rock quarry which will be an extension to an existing quarry operated by the proponent. The quarry area is approximately one kilometer north of the community of Red Cliff and approximately five kilometres west of the Town of Grand Falls-Windsor. Site development will consist of clearing and grubbing surface material and stockpiling it for future site remediation. The operation will include crushing and screening of material and transport to an adjacent asphalt plant for use in local construction projects. The quarry construction is expected to begin in June 2014.

  • April 24, 2014 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 2, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • June 8, 2014 - The Minister’s decision is due.
  • July 11, 2014 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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