NS residents concerned over dusty cement plant emissions
Sudden plant shutdown resulted in a discharge of dust that drifted over neighbourhoods and coated cars.
Lafarge fined $400,000 for worker’s fatal fall at decommissioned plant
Fell nearly 30 feet when a corroded exterior walkway collapsed during a tour of a kiln building.
Judge dismisses residents’ court challenge of NS tire burning project
Lafarge plans to burn about 20 tonnes of tires a day in place of fossil fuels such as coal.
Lafarge says new emissions systems in place for NS tire burning project
New monitoring system equipment measures plant emissions every 10 seconds.
Lafarge Canada seeks approval to burn tires as energy at NS plant
Environment Rankin called the project a good way of reducing coal use at the plant.
NDP calls for tire burning ban in Nova Scotia following pilot project approval
Lafarge Canada project would burn tires for energy at the company’s Brookfield cement plant.
Nova Scotia residents challenge Lafarge tire burning pilot project
Court challenge argues approval is unreasonable because it fails to protect ecosystems.
NS proposal reignites debate over burning versus recycling tires
Lafarge Canada to use scrap tires for fuel in its Brookfield cement plant.
Bill allows McInnis Cement to bypass enviro-hearings
Quebec government hopes to neutralize legal challenges by project opponents.
McInnis faces Lafarge lawsuit over $1.1B cement plant
Environmental groups withdraw from suit and agree to mediated talks.
Defence launched for Quebec’s $1.1B cement plant
Project at risk if it’s postponed for environmental hearings.