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Notice of Public Meeting for an Environmental Screening Process

Lafarge, Canada’s largest diversified supplier of construction materials, has undertaken a broad initiative to improve the sustainability of their Bath cement plant by the year 2020, termed the Cement 2020 Initiative. Under this initiative, working in Partnership with Queen’s University, environmental non‐government organizations and various levels of government, Lafarge is reducing its imported fossil fuel use, and so lowering its Green House Gas emissions, through the use of local and/or regional, sustainable, Low Carbon Fuels (LCF). Lafarge is currently approved to use virgin biomass (crops such as switch grass and oat hulls) in the cement manufacturing process, and has completed an Environmental Screening Process to assess the use of weathered treated wood (such as railway ties and utility poles), construction and demolition materials, and asphalt shingles as LCFs (“LCF Project 1”). Lafarge is now using the same Environmental Screening Process to assess the following a...

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