Robson residents want Interfor sawmill to further mitigate noise

By Chelsea Novak
Castlegar News
November 9, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Robson residents living across the river from the Interfor sawmill say noise from the mill is disrupting their lives and despite multiple requests to the company to fix the problem, residents say the problem persists. …Interfor has owned the sawmill since 2008, but Terry says the noise only became a problem five years ago, when he and Karen sent their first letter to Interfor in September 2012. Smith and Markin confirm that a meeting took place and say that the Interfor representatives said that they would look at different options to mitigate the noise….Smith also said that he’s talked to someone from Interfor since and they said they’d put some sound dampening blankets up. “They are making some efforts,” said Smith.

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