Snows Pond Agriculture Land Drainage
Proponent: Newfoundland Hatchery Ltd.
Summary of Environmental Assessment Process
- Project Description:The proponent proposes to construct 500 metres
of ditching to reroute a small stream and drainage from agriculture land
out of Hodge
River's drainage basin and into Snows Pond drainage basin. The poultry
(layer) farm and drainage diversion site are located on the north side
of the Trans Canada Highway at the Ocean Pond exit approximately five kilometers east of the Town of
Whitbourne. The interbasin water transfer is to reroute drainage for 54 hectares
of land for use of fields for manure spreading and hay production.
- November 1, 2005 - The undertaking was
- December 9,
Public comments are due.
- December 16, 2005
- The Minister's decision is due.
- December 22, 2005 - the Minister announced the
project has been released from further environmental assessment review.
- Public Notices:
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