Public Consultation Sessions for Dollar Lake Provincial Park

Public Consultation Sessions for Dollar Lake Provincial Park

Come share your ideas for future planning of Dollar Lake Provincial Park

Monday, October 15th, 2018

2:00pm – 4:00pm and 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Brief Presentations Will Occur at 2:30pm and 6:30pm

Location: Elmsdale Fire and Emergency Services

720 Highway #2, Elmsdale, NS, B2S 1E9

For more information on how to get involved: https://novascotia.ca/natr/parks/management/

Contact: Parks, Outreach & Service Delivery Division

1-866-230-1586 or parkplanning@novascotia.ca

If you know someone who is interested in this Park but may not have been contacted, please request them to email parkplanning@novascotia.ca to be added to the list and/or pass the information of the session on to them.

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Class 1 Environmental Assessment- Goldboro Gold Project

This is to advise that on August 1st, Anaconda Mining Incorporated registered the Goldboro Gold Project for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act. Public comments must be provided by August 31st, 2018, to be considered in this environmental assessment.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is the development and operation of a 575 tonne per day, 24 hour/day, 7 day/week, surface and underground gold mine along with a concentrator and accompanying tailings facility. This would occur on Goldbrook Road, Goldboro, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia with a disturbed footprint of ~125.9 hectares. Site construction and preliminary production would begin in 2020, with a currently projected completion in 2029, pending approval.

All project information including the Registration Document will be available on Nova Scotia Environment website at http://www.novascotia.ca/nse/ea/.

Please note that comments must be provided by August 31st, 2018, to be considered in this environmental assessment. Comments are requested to be provided via e-mail if possible.

On or before September 20th, 2018, the Minister of Environment will decide if the project can be granted conditional environmental assessment approval. All submissions received, including personal information, will be made available for public review upon request.

If you have any questions, contact:

Harrison Moore, Environmental Assessment Officer

Environmental Assessment Branch

Nova Scotia Environment

1903 Barrington Street

Suite 2085

PO Box 442

Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 2P8

Phone: (902) 497-4119

Fax: (902) 424-6925

E-mail: Harrison.moore@novascotia.ca

Goffs Quarry Expansion Project Environmental Assessment

This is to advise that 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.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to expand the existing Goffs quarry located on private land owned by Scotian Materials (PID: 00505941). The expansion would extend the life of the existing quarry by an estimated 25 to 50 years. The anticipated average production rate is 150,000 to 300,000 tonnes per year. Project activities (including construction and operation) are anticipated to begin in 2019. The total area of the proposed project is 41 ha.

All project information is available the NS gov website at: https://www.novascotia.ca/nse/ea/goldboro-quarry/

Public comments on the Registration will be accepted until September 6, 2018.

On or before September 26, 2018, the Minister of Environment will decide if the project can be granted conditional environmental assessment approval.

Comments can be submitted via E-mail: EA@novascotia.ca

Or in writing to:

Environmental Assessment Branch
Nova Scotia Environment
P.O. Box 442
Halifax, NS, B3J 2P8