Environment

Woodstock-area paving company charged with violation of Clean Environment Act (09/07/09)

NB 975

July 9, 2009

FREDERICTON (CNB) - A Woodstock-area paving company has been charged in Fredericton provincial court with a violation of the Petroleum Product Storage and Handling Regulation - Clean Environment Act.

The Department of Environment alleges that on Oct. 5, 2008, near Hanwell, 513726 NB Ltd. (operating as Sewell's Paving), 43 Sewell Rd., Jacksonville, failed to comply with an order issued under the regulation.

Representatives for the company are scheduled to make their first appearance in court on July 13, 2009.

Environment Minister T.J. Burke encourages all New Brunswickers to be responsible stewards of the environment and to report any infraction of environmental regulations in the province.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer Graham, public affairs, Department of Environment, 506-453-3700.

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