Government of Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, Canada


Environmental Assessment


Goffs Quarry Expansion Project


This is to advise that on September 5, 2019, Scotian Materials Limited registered an Additional Information AddendumPDF Download Link (PDF:9.3mb) for the Goffs Quarry Expansion Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

On August 7, 2018 Scotian Materials Limited registered the Goffs Quarry Expansion Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act

On September 25, 2018, the Minister of Environment determined that the Registration information was insufficient to make a decision on the Project and that additional information was required. The Proponent was required to provide information regarding surface and groundwater, site design and reclamation, fish, wetlands, and potential impacts to The Waverly-Salmon River Long Lake Wilderness Area in an Addendum. The Proponent was also required to complete a Mi’kmaq Ecological Knowledge Study.

Minister's Decision

On or before October 25, 2019, the Minister of Environment will decide if the project can be granted conditional environmental assessment approval.

Project Documents


  • Registration DocumentPDF Download Link (PDF:8.5mb)
  • Appendix A-1PDF Download Link (PDF:9.4mb)
  • Appendix A-2PDF Download Link (PDF:10.7mb)
  • Appendix BPDF Download Link (PDF:5.3mb)
  • Appendix C-HPDF Download Link (PDF:5.8mb)
  • Appendix IPDF Download Link (PDF:8.5mb)
  • AddendumPDF Download Link (PDF:9.3mb)
  • Opportunities for Public Input

    Public comments* on the Addendum will be accepted until October 5, 2019.

    Comments online

    Comments* can be submitted via our online consultation form.

    In writing

    The public is invited to submit written comments* to:

    Environmental Assessment Branch
    Nova Scotia Environment
    P.O. Box 442
    Halifax, NS, B3J 2P8
    Fax: (902) 424-6925

    Or, contact the department

    Phone: (902) 424-3600
    Fax: (902) 424-6925

    * All comments received from the public consultation will be posted on the department’s website for public viewing (after the Minister of Environment has made a decision on this environmental assessment). In the case of an individual, the address, email and contact information will be removed before being placed on the website. By submitting your comments, you are consenting to the posting of your comments on the department’s website.