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Abandoned waste lands smelter company in court

Monday 6 Jul 20 12:00pm

  Mataura River rips past the former Mataura paper mill. Photo: Otago Daily Times

 

THE ENVIRONMENTAL  Defence Society is taking the operator of the Bluff aluminium smelter – one of the country’s largest emitters of greenhouse gases - to court over waste dumped in the old paper mill at Mataura.

Chief executive Gary Taylor says declaration proceedings are being filed in the Environment Court in Christchurch today.

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