Province probes reported second mercury dump near Dryden mill

The paper mill at Dryden, Ontario (file photo)

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DRYDEN, Ont. — The Ministry of the Environment is investigating new information about potential historic barrels of mercury waste buried on the Domtar mill property at Dryden.

A ministry spokesperson says it recently received the tip from a person employed by a previous operator of the paper mill.

"Ministry staff met with the individual who raised these concerns to investigate the claim and confirm the details of the allegation," Andrew Buttigieg said in a statement.




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