Fisheries and Land Resources
November 28, 2018

Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Announce Details of Forest Industry Development on Northern Peninsula

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, will be in Hawke’s Bay tomorrow (Thursday, November 29) to provide details on a new biofuel plant that will help revitalize the forest industry on the Northern Peninsula.

Minister Byrne will be joined by the Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation and MHA for St. Barbe - L’Anse aux Meadows, along with representatives from Timberlands International (Newfoundland and Labrador) Inc., a subsidiary of Active Energy Group (AEG) Plc, and local communities at the Torrent River Inn in Hawke’s Bay at 1:30 p.m.

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Media contact
Linda Skinner
Fisheries and Land Resources
709-637-2284, 637-8167
lindaskinner@gov.nl.ca

2018 11 28                              10:00 a.m.