Province to issue air quality approval for St. Stephen mill

New Brunswick is issuing a new Class 1 air quality approval for a wood composite products manufacturing mill in St. Stephen.

The current approval for Flakeboard Company Ltd. expires on June 30th, with the new approval taking effect on July 1st, following a public consultation process.

The mill manufactures medium-density fibreboard and particleboard from hardwood chips, softwood shavings and other sources of residual wood fibre.

It can produce about 450 tonnes per day of medium-density fibreboard and 420 tonnes per day of particleboard.