Replacement of Geotextile Blast Walls - Canadian Forces Ammunition Depot (CFAD)

The Department of National Defence (DND) is proposing to carry out replacement of three sections of geotextile blast wall within the Explosives Area at Canadian Forces Ammunition Depot, totaling 190 meters in length. Project activities will generally include removal and stockpiling of gravel from existing blast wall structures; proper disposal of geotextile from existing blast wall; rebuilding blast wall with new geogrid mesh and stockpiled gravel; and restoration of all areas affected by construction to original or better conditions prior to construction.

Latest update

December  1, 2022— The Department of National Defence issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.



Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 Notice of Determination - December 1, 2022
1 Public Comment Period on Intent to Make a Determination - September 12, 2022


Department of National Defence
Tom Murphy, Engineering Officer, Real Property Operations Unit (Atlantic)
Real Property Operations Unit (Atlantic) Real Property Operations Section (Halifax)
Maritime Forces Atlantic, Post office box 99000 Station Forces
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5X5

  • Location

    • Canadian Forces Ammunition Depot (CFAD) (Nova Scotia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Building and Property Development
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Department of National Defence
  • Authorities

    • Department of National Defence
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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