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Money Point Quarry Expansion Project

Description

This is to advise on February 15, 2018, Dexter Construction Company Limited registered the Money Point Quarry Expansion Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to expand the existing quarry located at 342 6014 Road, Bay Road Valley, Victoria County, Nova Scotia. The existing quarry has been in operation for approximately 20 years. The land associated with the expanded quarry will occupy a maximum of 13 hectares, which includes the existing quarry footprint. A project life of up to 40 years is expected. The expanded quarry will support continued extraction and production of aggregate of approximately 50,000 tonnes/year for use primarily in the road construction industry in Victoria County. It is intended that the ongoing use of the quarry will be identical, or very similar, to what has taken place at the site since its inception. Subject to market demand, the anticipated expansion start date is during the 2018 construction season.

Minister's Decision

On April 6, 2018 the Minister of Environment released a decision 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.

Project Documents

Registration

Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration were accepted until March 17, 2018.

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

Or, contact the department:

Phone: (902) 424-3600
Fax: (902) 424-6925
E-mail: EA@novascotia.ca

Comments received, including any personal information, will be made available to the public upon request.