Irving, Crown reach deal to reduce 15 pollution charges against Saint John, NB, mill

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Irving, Crown reach deal to reduce 15 pollution charges against Saint John, NB, mill

August 20, 2018 - 18:17
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SAINT JOHN, NB, Aug. 20, 2018 (CBC) -J.D. Irving Ltd. and the Crown have reached a resolution in a case that saw the company charged with 15 offences under the federal Fisheries Act related to alleged pollution from its pulp mill in west Saint John.

News of the agreement came during a brief pre-trial conference via telephone in Saint John provincial court on Monday.

No details have been released, but Judge David Walker asked federal Crown prosecutor Paul Adams if he expects "a substantial reduction in the number of charges."

CBC - JDI, Crown reach deal to reduce 15 pollution charges against Saint John mill

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