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Town of Oxford Water Supply Project

Nova Scotia

Description: The Town of Oxford, in the northwestern part of the province, has submitted a proposal to construct and operate a well field and pipeline to supply a reliable source of potable water to its residents.

Decision of the Minister of the Environment: On January 17, 2001, following a review of public comments and the environmental assessment report, the Minister concluded that the project is unlikely to cause significant adverse environmental effects and referred the project back to the responsible authorities for appropriate next steps.

News Release

Federal Responsible Authorities: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (lead) and Human Resources Development Canada

Start Date: January 26, 2000

Responsible Authorities Decision Date: January 8, 2001

Consultation Documents