Northern Pulp ordered again to fix air pollution
CBC is reporting that Northern Pulp in Nova Scotia has again been ordered by the provincial Department of the Environment to fix their air pollution.
The mill’s total reduced sulphur and particulate levels have exceeded allowable levels.
Nova Scotia’s Environment Department’s Regional director Jay Brenton told the CBC that the company has been issued an order to fix the problem.
“The directive requires the company to take an engineering study of their recovery boiler system and to choose an option to address the exceedances,” said Brenton.
The mill was ordered in April 2012 to install air pollution equipment and it was revealed that their power boiler stack hasn’t had an operating scrubber for the previous 6 years.
Northern Pulp said they have reduced their odour compounds by 70%, thanks in part to $28.1 million from the federal government’s Pulp and Paper Green Transformation Program.
Northern Pulp ordered to fix pollution problem again – High sulphur emissions emitted (CBC)
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