Municipal Affairs and Environment


The Department of Environment and Climate Change is currently completing an environmental assessment and remediation program at the former United States military facility in Hopedale, Labrador.  Work to date has included extensive environmental testing, the completion of human health and ecological risk assessments, and remediation of PCB-impacted soil and tar.  Further work to be completed includes remediation of PCB, petroleum hydrocarbon, and metals impacted soil, and an assessment of potential remedial options for PCB impacts identified in Hopedale Harbour and Old Dump Pond.

Map of Terrestrial Remediation

Map of Terrestrial Remediation Plan

Remediation of PCB-impacted tar in 2009 

Remediation of PCB-impacted tar in 2009

PCB-impacted soil being loaded onto barge in 2012

PCB-impacted soil being loaded onto barge in 2012

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