Public participation process begins for renewal of air quality approval for Edmundston pulp mill

Carbon emissions

The provincial government says it is starting the 180-day public participation process for the renewal of the Class 1 Air Quality Approval to Operate for a pulp mill in Edmundston.

A release states the current approval for the Twin Rivers Paper Company pulp mill expires on July 31st.

The mill produces about 700 tonnes of magnesium-based sulphite pulp, and 100 tonnes of ground wood pulp, per day.

Class 1 major industries are required to comply with the Air Quality Regulation under the Clean Air Act, and to operate under the terms and conditions established in the approval to operate.

Government says the public participation process for the new approval is available online.