Lavington businesses making noise

By Jennifer Smith
Vernon Morning Star
October 26, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Mike Molnar, Restoration Lands

Industrial operations in Lavington aren’t sitting silent over noise regulations that could impact business. Tolko and the Pinnacle Pellet plant have been the focus of complaints from some neighbours, who are fed up with the nightly noise.In response to these ongoing complaints (which have also been made around farming), the District of Coldstream was looking at a bylaw to regulate or prohibit noise. But that is on hold. “Do we really need this type of solution in Coldstream?” asked Michael Towers, Tolko’s manager of energy and environment. “This (bylaw) could mean that the mill could be forced to shut down from time to time.”

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