Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1765

Southern Labrador Waste Disposal Facility

Proponent: Labrador Straits Waste Disposal Inc.

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

Labrador Straits Waste Disposal Inc. proposes to establish new regional landfill for the Southern Labrador waste sub-region, to serve approximately 4200 residents.  The proposed landfill will be located on the west side of the Trans Labrador Highway approximately 2.5 kilometres south of St. Lewis Inlet.  A 300-metre access road will connect the site to the Trans Labrador Highway.  An area approximately 240 metres by 250 metres will be cleared and fenced to accommodate the landfill, which will be approximately 3 hectares in size.  The facility is expected to begin operation in late 2015 and will be designed to operate for a minimum of 50 years. 

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