News release

Approval for Quarry in Fall River Revoked

Environment Minister Andrew Younger announced today, Nov. 3, that effective immediately, he is revoking an operating approval issued to Scotian Materials Ltd. for a quarry under four hectares on Perrin Drive, near Fall River, Halifax Regional Municipality.

In his review of one of the appeals filed, Mr. Younger found there was a lack of adequate public consultation prior to the decision to issue the approval.

Reviews of the remaining appeals will continue. Mr. Younger has 60 days from receipt of the appeal applications to make a decision.