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Environmental Assessment


Middlewood Quarry Expansion


This is to advise that on April 17, 2013 Dexter Construction Company Limited registered the Middlewood Quarry Expansion for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to to expand an existing quarry located at 890 Hirtle Road, Middlewood, Lunenburg County, for the continuing purpose of extracting and supplying aggregate for the road and constructing industry.

Minister's Decision

On June 6, the Minister of Environment released a decisionPDF Download Link (PDF:32k) 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 conditionsPDF Download Link (PDF:242k).

Project Documents

Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration Document were accepted until May 17, 2013.

Comments received, including any personal information, will be made available to the public from the Department of Environment and Climate Change library, 5th floor, Halifax Office (5151 Terminal Rd.).