Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1756

Grand Falls-Windsor Cranberry Farm Extension

Proponent: Newhook’s Cranberry Farm Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent submitted a proposal to extend an existing cranberry farm north of Grand Falls-Windsor near Ivany’s Access Road. The extension will be 38 hectares in size and will diversify the farm by the production of blueberries, partridgeberries and sea buckthorn berries for local and export markets. The work will be carried out over five years with a total of 12 hectares of berry fields being developed. There is an existing access road with approximately 200 metres of additional access roads to be constructed. The construction of the project is expected to begin in September 2014.

  • May 6, 2014 - The undertaking was registered.
  • June 11, 2014 - Deadline for public comments.
  • June 20, 2014 - The minister’s decision is due.
  • July 31, 2014 - The minister announced that the project is released.

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