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Shuttered pulp mill cleanup begins in Port Alice, B.C.


March 18, 2021
By P&PC Staff

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A mothballed pulp mill in Port Alice, B.C. is undergoing a de-risking and environmental monitoring process so it can be “recycled.”

BC Local News reports that dangerous chemicals will be removed or properly stored, equipment moved and structural repairs made to the facilities.

The Neucel Specialty Cellulose mill, which once produced sulphite dissolving wood pulp, is owned by Chinese company Fulida Holdings and owes a total of $272 million to creditors.

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Price Waterhouse Coopers is overseeing the receivership and site cleanup. There is no indication about how the site will be used in the future.

Read the full article at BC Local News.