Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1778

Butt's Pond Aggregate Quarry (Gambo Area)

Proponent:  ANW Construction Limited

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent has submitted an application for the development of a two-hectare quarry located west of Butt’s Pond, near Gambo.  The purpose of the undertaking is to extract sand, gravel and rock to meet the demand for these materials for winter road sanding and nearby cottage lot development.  The quarry will operate annually between April and November and will involve excavating and screening activities.  There are existing quarries adjacent to the proposed quarry site, which, if approved, will result in a total quarry area exceeding 10 hectares, in this vicinity.   Access to the quarry site is via an existing road.  The scheduled start date for this undertaking is April 30, 2015.

  • January 26, 2015 - The undertaking was registered.
  • March 3 , 2015 - Deadline for public comments.
  • March 12,  2015 - The Minister’s decision is due.
  • March 20, 2015 - The Minister announced that the project is released.

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