This is to advise that on October 16, 2009, CGC Inc., Fundy Gypsum submitted the Focus Report (PDF:8.9mb) for the proposed Miller's Creek Mine Extension Project, Hants County for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.
The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to mine gypsum from a surface mine in Miller's Creek, Hants County. The mine life, including construction, operation and reclamation is anticipated to be in the order of 50 years.
On Feb 3, 2012, the Minister authorized an extension for the commencement of work effective February 4, 2012, and expiring February 4, 2014. The Proponent must, on or before February 4, 2014, commence work on the Undertaking unless granted a written extension by the Minister.
On February 4, 2010 the Minister of Environment released a decision (PDF:418k) concerning this review. The Minister has decided to approve the undertaking in accordance with Section 18(a) 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:73k).
The proponent is required to obtain all other necessary approvals, permits or authorizations before commencing work on the undertaking.
Opportunities for Public Input
Public comments on the Focus Report were accepted until November 23, 2009.
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.).
- Notice (PDF:186k)
- Focus Report (PDF:8.9mb)
- Figures 2.1 - 4.6 | Tables 4.2 - 4.4 (PDF:9.6mb)
- Figures B7.1 - B7.8 | Tables B6 - B7 (PDF:9.3mb)
- Appendix A - B (PDF:8.2mb)
- Appendix C - G (PDF:8.8mb)
- Public Notice (PDF:14k)
- Registration Sections 1-5 (PDF:3.4mb)
- Registration Sections 6-7 (PDF:7.5mb)
- Registration Appendices A-G (PDF:8.9mb)