Com­pany reg­is­ters ag­gre­gate quarry near Lewis­porte for en­vi­ron­men­tal as­sess­ment

The Pilot - - News -

A & B Con­struc­tion Ltd. is propos­ing to de­velop an ag­gre­gate quarry near Lewis­porte.

Ac­cord­ing to an en­vi­ron­men­tal as­sess­ment bul­letin from the Depart­ment of Mu­nic­i­pal Af­fairs and En­vi­ron­ment to­day, May 10, the 10- to 15-hectare quarry, sit­u­ated within a 28 hectare area, is lo­cated three kilo­me­tres south of Lewis­porte and roughly half a kilo­me­ter east of Route 340.

The quarry, which would be ac­cessed via an ex­ist­ing road, would in­volve the ex­ca­va­tion and re­moval of ag­gre­gate de­posits us­ing ex­ca­va­tors and load­ers from May to De­cem­ber over an ap­prox­i­mately 10-year pe­riod.

The dead­line for pub­lic com­ments is June 14 with the min­is­ter’s de­ci­sion due by June 24.

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