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Public Participation Process Begins for Renewal of Air Quality Approval for J.D. Irving Ltd. Scierie Grande Rivière

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The provincial government is starting the 180-day public participation process for the renewal of the Class 1 air quality approval to operate for the J.D. Irving Ltd. Scierie Grande Rivière in the Saint-Léonard district of Vallée-des-Rivières.

The company operates a softwood sawmill that produces about 350 million board feet of dimensional lumber per year.

The company’s current approval expires on Nov. 30. More information on the public participation process is available online.

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.

Source: Government of New Brunswick