Remediating the Wesley Vale Pulp and Paper Mill chlor-alkali cell plant

Fergusson, Lee (2012) Remediating the Wesley Vale Pulp and Paper Mill chlor-alkali cell plant. Remediation Australasia (10). pp. 16-20.


After almost 40 years of continuous production and a 10-month review of its operations, paper manufacturer Paperlinx announced in December 2009 that its paper manufacturing division, Tas Paper – based at the large-scale Wesley Vale Pulp and Paper Mill in northwest
Tasmania – would cease operations. This article outlines the remediation of the site prior to closer.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2018 05:34
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2018 05:41
Uncontrolled Keywords: paper mill, chlor-alkali, mercury, site remediation
Fields of Research (2008): 05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050205 Environmental Management
Fields of Research (2020): 41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4104 Environmental management > 410404 Environmental management
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960911 Urban and Industrial Land Management

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