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ENVIRONMENT--Consultation Process With Domtar Neighbours
Environment Minister Wayne Adams wants people living near an
industrial site cleanup at the Domtar site in Bible Hill to be
given regular reports into the process.

"I have instructed staff to begin the work of establishing a
community liaison committee bringing together nearby residents,
the company and departmental officials," said Mr. Adams.

The first step in the process will be to contact residents near
the facility for expressions of interest. This will be done over
the next few weeks. The company has expressed its willingness to
participate in community consultations.

Community liaison committees are an effective means of
communication on environmental remediation used on a wide number
of projects across the province.

"I believe that having the residents receive first-hand
information on the progress of the cleanup will give them the
comfort level they deserve," Mr. Adams said.


Contact: Paul McEachern
         Department of the Environment

ngr                 Oct. 24, 1997                4:25 pm