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BC Mill Fined Nearly $1 Million for Polluting Fish-Infested Waters

A BC court socked a pulp mill with a $900K fine after it pleaded guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish in violation of the Fisheries Act. The offence relates to a pair of incidents in which federal investigators determined that the mill’s treatment system was ineffective resulting in 2 incidents of dumping polluted water [Mackenzie Pulp Mill, Govt. Press Release, April 20, 2018].

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