Issue: April 2019
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Next deadline: April 26

NOTICE - Posted March 19, 2019

This is to advise that on March 19, 2019 Bio Design Earth Products Inc. (BDEP) registered the Birrette's East Uniacke 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 Birrette's East Uniacke Quarry located at 1255 East Uniacke Road, PID 45405388, in East Uniacke, Hants County, Nova Scotia. BDEP manufacture aggregate for its own use and for supply to other contractors. This Project encompasses expansion of the existing 3 ha quarry over an expected 25-year period, across an expansion area of 30.2 ha (including the existing 3 ha quarry). Future rate of aggregate production (-300,000 tonnes annually) and associated quarry activities at the Birrette's East Uniacke Quarry are expected to remain consistent with current quarry operations. Quarry expansion will commence upon Project approval.

Copies of the Environmental Assessment Registration Document (EARD) may be examined at the following locations:

--Mount Uniacke Post Office, 657 Nova Scotia Trunk 1, Mount Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0

--Mount Uniacke Library, 555 Highway 1, Mount Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0

--Nova Scotia Environment, Bedford Office, 30 Damascus Rd., Suite 115, Bedford, NS B4A 0C1

--EA website (when available) http://www.novascotia.ca/nse/ca

The public is invited to submit written comments to:

Environmental Assessment Branch, Nova Scotia Environment, PO Box 442, Halifax, NS B3J 2P8

on or before April 18, 2019 or contact the department at (902) 424-3600 (902) 424-6925 (fax) or email at EA@novascotia.ca

All comments received from the public consultation will be posted on the department's website for public viewing. In the case of an individual, the address, email and contact information will be removed before being placed on the website. By submitting your comments, you are consenting to the posting of your comments on the department's website.

Published by:

Gerard Birrette

Bio Design Earth Products Inc.

PO Box 89

Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia B3G 1M7