Canadian Biomass Magazine

B.C. government has role to play in Fort Nelson’s future as possible pellet producer

February 18, 2021
By Canadian Biomass Magazine

In the aftermath of Canfor’s closure of its Fort Nelson mill, the British Columbia town’s future appears to lie in the hands of the provincial government.

A push is being made for another major industry player to enter the region. One of the proposals on the table is the conversion of basically all of the logged aspen trees into wood pellets, that would make it Canada’s largest wood pellet mill.

In order for any plan to proceed, however, the B.C. government must agree to transfer access rights to the area’s forests from Canfor.

To read the full story published in The Tyee, click here.

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