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Appeal made regarding Placentia Bay salmon aquaculture project

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Deadline for public comments is Nov. 19

On Sept. 6 the minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment accepted the environmental impact statement for the Placentia Bay Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Project being undertaken by Grieg NL Nurseries Ltd. and Grieg NL Seafarms Ltd.

On Oct. 30  Minister Andrew Parsons 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: www.mae.gov.nl.ca/env_assessment/projects/Y2016/1834/index.html

Placentia Bay Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Project

www.mae.gov.nl.ca

Placentia Bay Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Project Proponent: Grieg NL Nurseries Ltd. and Grieg NL Seafarms Ltd. Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Inquiries can be directed to Joanne Sweeney, environmental scientist, Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment, at 709-729-2822 or by email at joannesweeney@gov.nl.ca.

The deadline for public comments is Nov. 19, 2018. The minister’s decision on the appeal is due by Nov. 29, 2018.

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