On July 15, 2004, Maritime Metals Inc. submitted an Environmental Assessment Registration Document for a proposed used battery storage facility in Dartmouth.
The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to provide a facility for the temporary storage of used batteries prior to transportation to recovery facilities. The storage facility is to be located at 60 Simmonds Drive, Burnside Industrial Park, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The facility expects to commence operations on August 9, 2004.
On August 6, 2004, the Minister of Environment and Labour released a decision (PDF:324k) concerning this review. The Minister has decided to approve the undertaking with conditions 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:36k). 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 regarding this project were accepted from July 15, 2004 to August 6, 2004. Comments submitted on Registration Document are available at the Nova Scotia Environment Library.