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Point Rousse Port Facility Project — Public Comments Invited

November 14, 2016 – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency must determine whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the Point Rousse Port Facility Project, located on the Point Rousse Peninsula, approximately three kilometers northeast of Baie Verte, Newfoundland and Labrador.

To help inform this decision, the Agency is seeking comments from the public on the project and its effects on the environment, as described in the summary of the project description. All comments received will be considered public.

Written comments must be submitted by December 5, 2016 to:

Point Rousse Port Facility Project
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
200-1801 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3N4
Telephone: 902-426-6550
Email: CEAA.PointRousse.ACEE@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

Map depicting the location of the project, as described in the current document.

To view a summary of the project description or for more information, visit the Agency's website (Registry reference number 80135).

The Project

Anaconda Mining Inc. constructed and is operating a marine dock and loading facility adjacent to its existing Pine Cove Gold Mine. The Point Rousse Port Facility is located on the Point Rousse Peninsula, along the northern portion of the Baie Verte Peninsula, approximately three kilometres northeast of Baie Verte, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Project allows the proponent to load crushed mine waste rock onto marine vessels for shipment to the United States. The project includes a new access road, a crusher and crushed rock stockpile laydown area, a conveyor loading system, shoreline and cribbed mooring bollards, rockfill approaches, and a temporary barge.

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