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Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Demolition of Cape Bonavista Loran A Site, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador

July 28, 2020 — The Department of National Defence must decide whether the proposed project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

To help inform this decision, the Department of National Defence is inviting comments from the public on the project and its potential effects on the environment. All comments received will be considered public. For more information, individuals should consult the Privacy Notice on the Registry website.

Written comments must be submitted by August  17, 2020 to:
WO Roger Hann
Engineering Officer, Real Property Operations (Gander)
20  PO BOX 6000 Gander, NL A1V 1X1
Email address: roger.hann@forces.gc.ca

The Proposed Project

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing to demolish Cape Bonavista Loran A Site, Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador. The Cape Bonavista Loran A site was a long-range radio navigation station located approximately five kilometers north of Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) between Cape Shore Road to the West and the shoreline of Cape Bonavista to the East. The project will involve the demolition and off-site removal of the remaining infrastructure and removal of debris and will include, but is not limited to, selective site demolition, structure demolition, asbestos abatement, polychlorinated biphenyls remediation, and miscellaneous hazardous materials abatement, and site restoration. Hazardous material surveys were completed for each of the two buildings and all identified hazardous materials will be removed and disposed of as per current legislation.

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