July 5-12, 2004

Pulp and paper mill charged with failing to assist inspector

FREDERICTON, NB-A Miramichi pulp and paper mill has been charged with violating section 24 of New Brunswick's Clean Air Act. The Department of the Environment and Local Government alleges that between November 7-20, 2003, UPM-Kymmene Miramichi refused to provide all reasonable assistance to a department inspector. The maximum fine for a conviction under the provincial legislation is $1 million.
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