September 19th, 2018


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Municipal Affairs and Environment 
July 19, 2018

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, has announced the following event relative to Part 10 Environmental Assessment of the Environmental Protection Act.


Argentia Access Road Industrial Composting Facility (Reg. 1838) 
Proponent: Metro Environmental Limited

The decision to require an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Argentia Access Road Industrial Composting Facility was made on May 17, 2018. On July 4, 2018, the minister received an appeal of that decision under section 107 of the Environmental Protection Act. The appeal document can be viewed on the department’s website at:

Questions can be directed to Joanne Sweeney, Environmental Scientist and Project Environmental Assessment Committee Chair, Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment, at 709-729-2822 or by email at

The deadline for public comments is July 31, 2018. The minister’s decision on the appeal is due by August 3, 2018.

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Learn more 
Environmental Assessment Division - toll-free at 1-800-563-6181 or by mail: 
Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment 
Fourth Floor, West Block, Confederation Building 
P.O. Box 8700, St. John's, NL A1B 4J6

Public comments may be forwarded to:

Environmental assessment information:

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Media contact 
Erin Shea
Municipal Affairs and Environment 
709-729-2575, 725-4321

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Minister's Decision Announced  -  Argentia Access Road Industrial Composting Facility Project

Please be advised that the Minister's decision on the above-noted project has been announced on the Governmnet of Newfoundland and Labrador web page at  the link below: 

(last bullet under "Public Notices-EIS Required").  The Minister's decision -letter has also been posted on the web page (last bullet under "Documents").

If you have question or comments on the environmental assessment process, please call me at (709) 729-2822, or toll free at 1-800-563-6181, or email



Joanne Sweeney
Project EAC Chair
Environmental Assessment Divison
Tel: (709)729-2822






Posted on September 19th, 2018