Ministry of Environment reviewing incident with Resolute Forest Products effluent in Thunder Bay, Ont.

The Ministry of Environment is investigating after the Total Suspended Solids in the effluent at Resolute Forest Products' Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill were higher than normal, following an issue at its kraft mill. (Matt Prokopchuk/CBC)

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The Ministry of the Environment says it will continue to look into an incident where Resolute Forest Products was discharging "higher than normal contaminant levels" through its effluent into the Kaministiquia River.

The ministry said it was notified on February 8 about the mill experiencing a problem with its effluent treatment system because of an unexpected shutdown of the kraft mill three days earlier. 

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Source: CBC News

 

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