Unimin fined $406,250 over 2012 "nuisance dust" issues

By Josie Shillito
Published: Friday, 12 June 2015

Ontario's governing body has tackled Unimin's dust generation of 2012 as part of a move towards stricter environmental regulation in the province.

Unimin Corp. has been fined $406,250 by the Ontario environmental authority for polluting the Lake Kasshabog area in with "nuisance dust" from its mining activities near Havelock in Canada in 2012.

The exceptionally dry and windy weather of 2012 trumped the business’ existing dust management systems at its nepheline...

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