Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Deconstruction of Various Buildings – 12 Wing Shearwater

September 12, 2022 — 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 October 1, 2022 to:
Vincent O'Malley, Project Manager
Mailing Address:  PO Box 99000, Halifax
Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 5X5
E-mail:  Vincent.O'

The Proposed Project

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing to deconstruct 6 surplus buildings at 12 Wing Shearwater. The project scope will include the deconstruction/demolition of buildings SH HGRB, SH HGRC, SH HGRE, SH HGRF, SH10 and SH83. The associated project activities include: hazardous materials abatement, tearing down exterior/interior walls, floors, roofs, concrete slabs and asphalt; capping remaining underground utility and service lines; backfill and grade any remaining open excavations/trenches; removal and off-site disposal of building materials/debris; and restore the ground surface (e.g., grass, asphalt). The proposed building deconstruction is scheduled to begin in Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

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