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Domtar continuing to reduce emissions, odours in Kamloops

By Chad Klassen
CFJC Today Everything Kamloops
April 16, 2019
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

KAMLOOPS — The emissions and odour coming from the Domtar pulp mill continues to drop thanks to investments made by the company to reduce environment impacts. Domtar’s environmental manager Kirstin Dangelmaier presented the 2018 Annual Air Report and says emissions have reduced significantly, by as much as 70 per cent in the last seven years. She says the company spent $3.5 million last year, including the purchase of a new bleach plant scrubber, which has eliminated the use of sulfur dioxide, the most hazardous chemical at the mill. …The number of complaints, however, have remained stagnant despite the air quality improvements. Dangelmaier says domtar has future plans to continue reducing emissions.

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