Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination
Heating Conversion, Canadian Forces Housing Agency, Halifax Regional Housing Site – Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Halifax

February 27, 2023 — 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 March 18, 2023 to:
Margaret Brown, Manager
Mailing Address: 70 Labrador Avenue, Shearwater
Nova Scotia, Canada, B0J 3A0

The Proposed Project

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing to convert two existing summer hot water boilers from oil to natural gas and remove and dispose of existing underground oil storage tanks at the Canadian Forces Housing Agency Halifax Regional Housing Site at Canadian Forces Base Halifax, Windsor Park, Halifax. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, the replacement of existing oil-fired burners with natural gas burners, removal of existing oil piping system to existing oil fired boilers, provision of new natural gas piping from utility meter to mechanical room boilers, complete with all required system components, and the removal of two existing 25,000 litre underground storage tanks. The work is proposed to begin Spring 2023.

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