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Environmental Assessment


Pugwash Wind Farm


This is to advise that on Monday February 6, 2012, North Cumberland Wind Farm LP registered the Pugwash Wind Farm for environmental assessment, in accordance with Part IV of the Environment Act.

The purpose of the proposed undertaking is to develop 12 wind turbines to generate up to 33 MW of power on lands approximately 2 Km to the east of the Village of Pugwash in Cumberland County.

Minister's Decision

On March 27, 2012 the Minister of Environment released a decisionPDF Download Link (PDF:24k) 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:24k).

Project Documents

Registration Documents

Opportunities for Public Input

Public comments on the Registration Document were accepted until March 7, 2012.

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.).