Water & Wastewater
Terrace Bay Pulp fined $250,000 for effluent discharge violations
By Cindy Macdonald
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.
Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment states that the mill’s effluent did not meet regulatory quality requirements on several occasions between July 1 and December 30, 2013.
AV Terrace Bay Inc. owns and operates a kraft pulp in Terrace Bay, Ont. The company is allowed six months to pay the fine, plus a victim fine surcharge of $62,500.