Sustainable Site Remediation Course

Jenn O'Donnell May 17, 2017

September 11, 2017 – September 15, 2017 all-day
Verschuren Centre
1250 Grand Lake Rd
Sydney, NS B1P 6L2
Karla Boyd SSR Course Coordinator

“Lessons Learned”

How can former industrial sites be effectively, successfully and permanently restored?

We have the answers – we’ve been there!

Join us – Share our experiences – Learn from Guest Experts
who were intimately involved in remediation successes.

You will learn about –

  • Legal and institutional framework at local, provincial and federal government levels.
  • Securing social license and instilling ownership in communities for program execution
  • Designing and implementing abandoned industrial site clean-up projects
  • Abandoned mine site remediation and management
  • Environmental restoration

Site tours include former Sydney Steel Corp. and tar ponds site, former Cape Breton Development Corporation (Devco) mine and processing sites, as well as the current Boat Harbour (Pictou Landing) remediation project.

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