Deadline set for concerns about Nova expansion

People worried about Nova Chemicals’ Joffre plant expansion have until Nov. 25 to express their concerns.

People worried about Nova Chemicals’ Joffre plant expansion have until Nov. 25 to express their concerns.

The company plans to boost polyethylene production by adding a new reactor, pelletizer, flare stack and cooling tower. Those directly affected can submit a written statement of concern as per the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act. Failure to do so may affect the right to file a notice of appeal with the Environmental Appeals Board.

Submissions can be made to the Director of Central Region, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Regulator Approvals Centre, main floor, 9820-106 St., Edmonton, Alta. T5K 2J6. The fax number is (780) 422-0154. Quote Application No. 021-48309 when submitting.

Copies of Nova’s application and more information is available from the company’s Andrea Black by calling (403) 314-8117.

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