Municipal Affairs and Environment

Registration 1025

Labrador City Special Waste Transfer Facility

Proponent: Matrix Environmental Incorporated of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Summary of Environmental Assessment Process

Project Description:

  • The proponent proposes to construct and operate a temporary storage facility to better serve the liquid and solid industrial waste disposal needs of area clients at lower costs than can presently be managed.
  • The Facility will include a 4,000 square foot steel building for the bulking of drums, a 4-inch reinforced concrete epoxy coated floor with a berm and with a HDPE liner underneath, an indoor truck cleaning area with an oily water separator, a 1,125 square foot bermed containment pad for roll-off containers for bulking solid petroleum based wastes, two 36,000 litre horizontal above-ground steel tanks with a concrete dyke for liquid petroleum based wastes, and a 10,000 square foot bermed containment pad for storage of soil awaiting periodic thermal treatment.
  • The proposed site is Lot 98-28 in the Labrador City Industrial Park east of the Town. The Lot is neighboured to the north, south, east, and west by other undeveloped industrial lots. The Facility will require one Inspector and two Material Handlers for its operation.
  • June 11, 2002 - The undertaking was registered.
  • July 17, 2002 - Public comments were due.
  • July 26, 2002 - The Minister releases the project from the environmental assessment process.

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