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Irving Pulp & Paper applies for permit to infill water lot to address flooding

November 29, 2019  By JD Irving, Ltd.


Irving Pulp & Paper, located on the west side of Saint John, has applied for a permit to infill a water lot on Lee Cove that the company owns beside the mill.

The infill would occur over a shallow shelf in the water. The project is focused on addressing flooding that has become an issue over the past few years on a road that is vital to site operations.

The company has published the required public notice under Transport Canadaโ€™s Navigable Waters Act, which provides for 30 days of comment regarding any navigation issues. The deadline for comments is December 20, 2019.

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Details of the project with pictures detailing the site and proposed phases are in the video below.

The pulp mill is operated by a team of over 360 people, using 90 per cent green energy.


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