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


Environmental Assessment


Mink Oil Production Plant


This is to advise that Spec Environmental Solutions Inc.’s proposed Mink Oil Production Plant located near Concession, Digby County, Nova Scotia, was registered for environmental assessment on September 25, 2013, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to construct and operate a Mink Oil Production Plant at an existing mink composting facility at 2429 Patrice Road, Concession, Digby County commencing 2014 and operating between September and January each year thereafter.

Minister's Decision

On November 14, the Minister of Environment released a decisionPDF Download Link (PDF:37k) 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:122k).

Project Documents

Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration were accepted until October 25, 2013.

Comments received, including any personal information, will be made available to the public from the Department of Environment and Climate Change library, 2nd floor, 1903 Barrington Street, Suite 2085, Halifax, NS.