Air Pollution

Posted on October 14, 2012

Coastal pulp mills create one-fifth of all the dioxin in Canada.

by Delores Broten

They still make dioxin in paradise. On the coast of BC traditionally logs are boomed and transported in salt water, soaking in salt on the trip and during storage. Coastal pulp mills burn bark and sawmill waste ("hog fuel") in their power boilers to make energy to run the mill.

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