Final Guidelines for Grieg EIS in Placentia Bay


Final guidelines for Grieg NLís environmental impact statement approved

The Telegram

Published: Mar 09 at 2:43 p.m.

ST. JOHNíS, NL Ė Municipal Affairs and Environment Minister Eddie Joyce has approved the final guidelines for the preparation of the environmental impact statement (EIS) for Grieg NLís Placentia Bay Atlantic salmon aquaculture project.

According to an environmental assessment bulletin from the department on Thursday, March 8, the document identifies the information Grieg will be required to address in preparation of the EIS.

Grieg is proposing to operate a salmon nursery in Marystown that will supply 11 sea cages located in Placentia Bay.

The EIS guidelines document is available on the departmentís website at