Howe Sound

• Description
• Processes and products
• Permits
• Pollution and Treatment information


Location: Port Mellon

Owner: Canfor / Oji Paper – Joint Venture

Year built: 1908 – rebuilt 1988

Processes And Products:

Process: Kraft, Thermo-Mechanical (TMP)

Production: 398,000 (pulp) 207,000 Mt (newsprint) (Mfbm)

Products: Pulp, Newsprint

Bleaching Process: Kraft, Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF)

Fuel Used: Salty Hog, Oil, Gas


Air: PA-03095 (under appeal by mill, Jan. 2008)

Landfill: PR-13845

Effluent: PE-01149

Pollution And Treatment Information:

Effluent Treatment: Chemical and fibre recovery, primary and secondary clarifiers, UNOX reactor

Effluent Discharge: 106,500 cubic m/day (permit level)

Sludge Disposal: Landfill

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