We get a lot of questions about the exact location of the proposed Fall River Quarry / Goffs Quarry. Here are some maps and images of the proposed location, which has already been partly “prepared” (clear-cut, excavated) by Scotian Materials as is evident in some of the images.
The red square (Halifax Stanfield International Airport to the Northeast, Miller Lake West community to the Southwest, image from Google Maps):
The red outline (image from Forest Watershed Research Center):
The red outline (image from Scotian Materials website):
The red square (the green areas show “protected areas” and crown land; image from Nova Scotia website):
An older map with different footprint (one of the many changes throughout the applications), shows the location of the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. The proposed quarry site is 3.5km from Runway 05. Image from Scotian Materials website.
Watershed drainage around the proposed site (footprint indicated in red; image from Forest Watershed Research Center):
What the site looked like in July 2015 (Google Earth image):
What the site looked like September 5, 2015 (17 days before Scotian Materials was notified of the approval which was later revoked; Google Earth image):
Wider view showing vicinity of nearest homes (Google Earth image):
What the site looked like in May, 2016 (Stop the Fall River Quarry image):
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