ASF Outlines Concerns Over Proposed Marystown Aquaculture Project
The following letter was sent to the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation.
After thoroughly reviewing the proposal by Grieg Nurseries NL Ltd (Registration Document #1814) to establish a new hatchery facility in the Community of Marystown on the South Coast of N.L., the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) wishes to go on record as being opposed to this project for two reasons:
this project is part of a larger undertaking that will include activities known to ...
N.L. Environment Department Seeking More Information on Proposed Marystown Salmon Hatchery
The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation has determined that Grieg Nurseries NL Ltd’s Marystown Atlantic Salmon Hatchery environmental assessment cannot proceed until a description of the entire project, including the salmon hatchery, the sea cage components and triploid fish is registered as a single undertaking.
This order is pursuant to Section 29 of the Environmental Assessment Regulations, 2003 and is as follows:
An undertaking that will be engaged ...
On the Waterfront – March 2015
MP Calls On Feds to do More For Small Craft Harbours
Member of Parliament for Random-Burin-St. George’s, Judy Foote, says the Conservative government’s decision to reverse its decision on the number of cuts being made to the administration of Small Craft Harbours in Newfoundland and Labrador is welcome news, but it doesn’t go far enough.
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) announced last fall that the number of areas and area managers was being reduced from four to two, along ...