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Newfoundland Transshipment Terminal

Newfoundland & Labrador

Description: Mobil Oil Canada Properties, Chevron Canada Resources Ltd. and Petro-Canada submitted a proposal to construct and operate an oil transshipment terminal at Whiffen Head in Placentia Bay.

Decision of the Minister of the Environment: On December 20, 1996, following a review of public comments and the environmental assessment report, the Minister concluded that the project is unlikely to cause significant adverse environmental effects and referred the project

Federal Responsible Authority: Fisheries & Oceans Canada

Start Date: August 26, 1996

Responsible Authority Decision Date: December 20, 1996

Follow-up Program: Ongoing until May 6, 2010