Site 16662001 - Victoria Junction Tailings Basin

  • Status

    Remediation / risk management completed. Confirmatory sampling underway.
  • Site Status

    Active
  • Classification

    High Priority for Action

Site Details

Site Location

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  • Latitude, Longitude

    46.197157, -60.144041
  • Municipality

    Cape Breton, NS
  • Federal Electoral District

    Sydney--Victoria

Contaminant Details

Contamination Estimate

  • Cubic Meters

    1

The following contaminated media was identified on the site:

Contaminant Type Medium Type
Metal, metalloid, and organometallic Sediment

Action Plan

Continue to implement Site Management Plan (Risk Management) which includes monthly inspection of the dam structures, and sampling/analysis of tailings basin discharge to various receiving bodies (lakes). This site is managed in accordance with the Canada Dam Safeety Guidelines. Continue to meet the requirements of CDSG. An ISC Challenge has been initiated to explore potential dam closure options.

Additional Information

This site is the disposal area for fine coal tailings from the former VJ coal washery operation. The sub-aqueous remediation technology was chosen as the remediation measure at this location.

Population

This table contains the population estimates at distances around the site.

Radius Population
1 km82
5 km5,081
10 km77,383
25 km158,056
50 km174,207

Summary of Annually Reported Data

Total Expenditures

  • Remediation

    $410,694.59

Financial/Annual Information

2021-2022

  • Reporting Organization

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Internal Identifier

    Atlantic-CBO 16662001
  • Highest Step Completed

    08 Implement Remediation/Risk Management Strategy
  • Total Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Remediation Expenditure

    $56,225.45
  • Total Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Remediation Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Actual Cubic Meters Remediated

    0 m3
  • Actual Hectares Remediated

    0 ha
  • Actual Tons Remediated

    0 t
  • Closed

    No

2020-2021

  • Reporting Organization

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Internal Identifier

    Atlantic-CBO 16662001
  • Highest Step Completed

    08 Implement Remediation/Risk Management Strategy
  • Total Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Remediation Expenditure

    $80,677.48
  • Total Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Remediation Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Actual Cubic Meters Remediated

    0 m3
  • Actual Hectares Remediated

    0 ha
  • Actual Tons Remediated

    0 t
  • Closed

    No

2019-2020

  • Reporting Organization

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Internal Identifier

    Atlantic-CBO 16662001
  • Highest Step Completed

    08 Implement Remediation/Risk Management Strategy
  • Total Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Remediation Expenditure

    $99,434.08
  • Total Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Remediation Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Actual Cubic Meters Remediated

    0 m3
  • Actual Hectares Remediated

    0 ha
  • Actual Tons Remediated

    0 t
  • Closed

    No

2018-2019

  • Reporting Organization

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Internal Identifier

    Atlantic-CBO 16662001
  • Highest Step Completed

    08 Implement Remediation/Risk Management Strategy
  • Total Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Remediation Expenditure

    $92,486.03
  • Total Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Remediation Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Actual Cubic Meters Remediated

    0 m3
  • Actual Hectares Remediated

    0 ha
  • Actual Tons Remediated

    0 t
  • Closed

    No

2017-2018

  • Reporting Organization

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Internal Identifier

    Atlantic-CBO 16662001
  • Highest Step Completed

    08 Implement Remediation/Risk Management Strategy
  • Total Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Remediation Expenditure

    $33,592.70
  • Total Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Remediation Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Actual Cubic Meters Remediated

    0 m3
  • Actual Hectares Remediated

    0 ha
  • Actual Tons Remediated

    0 t
  • Closed

    No

2016-2017

  • Reporting Organization

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Internal Identifier

    Atlantic-CBO 16662001
  • Highest Step Completed

    08 Implement Remediation/Risk Management Strategy
  • Total Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Remediation Expenditure

    $31,016.31
  • Total Care Maintenance Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Remediation Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Care Maintenance Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Actual Cubic Meters Remediated

    0 m3
  • Actual Hectares Remediated

    0 ha
  • Actual Tons Remediated

    0 t
  • Closed

    No

2015-2016

  • Reporting Organization

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Internal Identifier

    Atlantic-CBO 16662001
  • Highest Step Completed

    08 Implement Remediation/Risk Management Strategy
  • Total Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Remediation Expenditure

    $17,262.54
  • Total Care Maintenance Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Total Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Assessment Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Remediation Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Care Maintenance Expenditure

    $0.00
  • FCSAP Monitoring Expenditure

    $0.00
  • Actual Cubic Meters Remediated

    1 m3
  • Actual Hectares Remediated

    0 ha
  • Actual Tons Remediated

    0 t
  • Closed

    No