Riverside-Albert charged with violating Clean Environment Act (09/09/08)

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Sept. 8, 2009

MONCTON (CNB) - The Village of Riverside-Albert is scheduled to make its first appearance in Moncton Provincial Court on Monday, Sept. 14, to respond to a charge that it violated the Water Quality Regulation of The Clean Environment Act.

The Department of Environment alleges that the village failed to comply with a term or condition of the approval to operate its drinking water treatment and distribution facilities between April 22 and 23.

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


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