Links

Information on this site about the mining and quarry industry’s regulatory regime has been summarized to help promote greater understanding of the industry. For more details, please contact the Government of Nova Scotia departments listed below, or visit the following links:

Department of the Environment

Guide to Surface Coal Mine Reclamation
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nse/ea/docs/EA.Guide-SurfaceCoalMineReclamation.pdf

Pit and Quarry Guidelines -
www.gov.ns.ca/nse/dept/docs.policy/Guidelines-Pit-and-Quarry.pdf

Environmental Assessments -
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nse/resources/permits.asp
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nse/ea/docs/EA.Guide-RegistrationDocumentation-PitQuarry.pdf
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nse/ea/docs/EA.Guide-RegistrationDocumentation-MiningDevelopments.pdf

Water Withdrawal Approvals -
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nse/water/withdrawalApproval.asp

Industrial Approvals -
www.gov.ns.ca/nse/airlandwater/docs/Guide-IndustrialApproval.pdf

Department of Natural Resources, Mineral Resources Branch
Community Consultation: A Guide for Prospectors and Mineral Exploration Companies Working in Nova Scotia
http://novascotia.ca/natr/meb/data/pubs/ic/ic68.pdf

http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/meb

Department of Labour, Occupational Health and Safety Division
http://www.gov.ns.ca/lae/ohs

Mining Association of Nova Scotia
http://www.tmans.ca

See the updated Economic Impact of the Mineral Industry in Nova Scotia report here:
http://novascotia.ca/natr/meb/data/pubs/13ofr03/ofr_me_2013-003.pdf

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