This is to advise that the Municipality of the District of Chester's proposed Kaizer Meadow Wind Project will be registered for environmental assessment on August 8, 2012, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.
The Project is being developed in response to the Community Based Feed-In Tariffs (COMFIT) program, an incentive-based program in which municipalities, First Nations, cooperatives, local non-profits and small businesses operating through Community Economic Development Investment Funds, are eligible to apply. The Kaizer Meadow Wind Project was awarded COMFIT approval by the Department of Energy on December 16, 2011.
The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to construct, own and operate a single 2 MW turbine near the Kaizer Meadow Environmental Management Centre, located approximately 20 km north of the Town of Chester, Lunenburg County, NS.
On September 27, 2012 the Minister of Environment released a decision (PDF:27k) concerning this review. The Minister has decided to approve the undertaking in accordance with Section 13(1)b of the Environmental Assessment Regulations, pursuant to Part IV of the Environment Act. The undertaking has been approved subject to a number of conditions (PDF:69k).
- Cover to end of Section 1 (PDF:1.2mb)
- Section 2 (PDF:9.6mb)
- Section 3 to Section 4.6.1 (PDF:8.9mb)
- Section 4.6.2 to end of Appendices (PDF:9.5mb)
Opportunities for Public Input
Public comments on the Registration Document were accepted until September 7, 2012.
Comments received, including any personal information, will be made available to the public from the Nova Scotia Environment library, 5th floor, Halifax Office (5151 Terminal Rd.).