Water & Wastewater

Jan. 23, 2017 - ADI Systems says it has been awarded a contract for a large wastewater treatment project at Lake Utopia Paper located in New Brunswick, adding that once complete, the system will be the largest single ADI-BVF reactor in the world.
An effluent leak in June 2014 has led to a fine of $225,000 for Northern Pulp Nova Scotia, according to CBC News. The pulp mill pleaded guilty to a charge under the federal Fisheries Act.
Terrapure Environmental has acquired Consolidated Giroux Environment Inc. of Charlo, N.B. The purchase bolsters Terrapure’s onsite services to the mining, refinery, municipal and pulp and paper sectors.
Cascades announced on World Water Day that it has exceeded its 2015 target for reducing its water consumption. The packaging and tissue manufacturer had as an objective to decrease wastewater output of its plants to 10.6 cubic meters of water per tonne of products by the end of the 2013–2015 Sustainable Development Plan.
Northern Pulp Nova Scotia has notified the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia of its withdrawal of the appeal of its Industrial Approval (IA). This withdrawal is the result of Nova Scotia Minister of Environment’s decision on outstanding items within Northern Pulp’s IA for the operation of the Pictou County pulp mill.
 Twin Rivers Paper Company was fined $320,000 on December 18 in New Brunswick Provincial court after pleading guilty to offences under the Fisheries Act related to a spill of evaporator condensate from its mill in Edmundston, N.B.
Nov. 3, 2015 -- Pulp mill owner AV Terrace Bay Inc. pleaded guilty to seven offences and was fined $250,000 in October for failing to ensure that effluent discharge and testing limits were maintained.
For its actions to improve water security and better manage this shared resource, Metsä Board, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of paperboard, has been awarded with a position on CDP’s Water A List.
Neucel Specialty Cellulose Ltd. has been convicted in provincial court for illegally discharging waste from their pulp mill operation in Port Alice, B.C. The company has been ordered to pay $1,000 in fines to the province and $174,000 to the...
After a week-long blockade at the site of a pulp mill effluent spill, the Nova Scotia government has acceded to the demands of the Pictou Landing First Nation to shut down the waste water treatment facility used by Northern Pulp Nova Scotia....
Operations have been temporarily halted at Northern Pulp Nova Scotia after an effluent leak was discovered near the mill site in Abercrombie, N.S. Media reports say the leak was detected around 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10. The mill was shut down...
Domtar was sentenced on Dec. 17, 2013, for violating the Fisheries Act by exceeding the regulatory limits for biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) in the effluent of its mill at Espanola, Ont. The offences occurred in December, 2010.
Cascades Fine Papers Group has pleaded guilty to charges under the Fisheries Act.

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