Corner Brook mill gets cash influx to go green

Biomass, in the foreground, is a mix of bark, wood chips and other timber processing leftovers that is then burned at the mill for fuel. (Lindsay Bird/CBC)

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The mill in Corner Brook is set to receive almost $14 million in upgrades, with the aim to become more energy efficient and environmentally-friendly, and cut the facility's carbon footprint by 50 per cent.

Before a room crowded with a mix of mill workers and local politicians, Long Range Mountains MP Gudie Hutchings announced the cash, a joint contribution from the federal government and the mill's parent company, Kruger.

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Source: CBC News