New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government

11/25/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/25/2021 13:05

Public participation process begins for renewal of the air quality approval for Irving Pulp and Paper Reversing Falls Mill

FREDERICTON (GNB) - 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 Irving Pulp and Paper Reversing Falls Mill in Saint John.

The company operates a complex that consists of a kraft pulp mill that produces about 1,000 tonnes per day of bleached kraft pulp from both hardwood and softwood and a tissue mill that produces about 200 tonnes of tissue per day. The complex was commissioned in the early 1990s.

The company's current approval expires on May 31, 2022. 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.