Municipal Affairs and Environment


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Exploits River Non-Commercial Animal and Vegetable Farm

Proponent: Vicki Budgell

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

The proponent proposes to develop approximately 8.4 hectares of Crown land as a hobby farm for vegetable production and raisings cows, pigs, and poultry. Farm products are intended for personal consumption and, if the farm is successful, may eventually be used to supply public demand. The land is located approximately 15 metres from the Exploits River, southeast of Bishop’s Falls and on the east side of the river. No new road construction is needed to access the site.

The undertaking was registered on July 27, 2017; the deadline for public comments is September 1, 2017; and the minister’s decision is due by September 10, 2017.

  • July 27, 2017 - The undertaking was registered.
  • September 1, 2017 - Deadline for public comments.
  • September 10, 2017 - The Minister's Decision is due.
  • September 22, 2017 - The Minister's Decision is due (extended).
  • October 3, 2017 - The Minister announced that the project is released.
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