Who pollutes our climate the most in New Brunswick?

The Irving Oil refinery in Saint John is ranked New Brunswick’s No. 1 climate polluter.

Want to know which companies and facilities in New Brunswick produce the most climate change-causing pollution? See the table below, produced with the latest data available (2016) from the National Pollutant Release Inventory database.


New Brunswick’s biggest climate polluters

Rank Company & facility nameCityTotal GHG's (Tonnes)
1Irving Oil Commercial G.P. - Irving Oil Refining GPSaint John3007302.912
2New Brunswick Power Corporation - Belledune Generating StationBelledune2767227.25
3Bayside Power L.P. - Bayside PowerSaint John660606.2
4New Brunswick Power Corporation - Coleson Cove Generating StationSaint John539426.94
5Glencore Canada Corporation - Brunswick SmelterBelledune203226.44
6AV Group NB Inc. - Nackawic MillNackawic103730.81
7Irving Pulp & Paper Ltd. - Irving Pulp & PaperSaint John95257.995
8Irving Paper Limited - Irving PaperSaint John91548.0685
9Twin Rivers Paper Company Inc. - Edmundston Pulp MillEdmundston72559.112
10Graymont (NB) Inc. - Havelock PlantHavelock63395.715
11Lake Utopia Paper A Division of J.D. Irving, Limited - Lake Utopia Paper A Division of J.D. Irving, LimitedUtopia58338.4
12Atlantic Wallboard LP - Atlantic Wallboard LPSaint John35054.608
13Flakeboard Company Limited - FlakeboardSt. Stephen25707.32
14McCain Foods Canada Ltd. - McCain Foods (Canada) GRAND FALLSGrand Falls22257.572
15AV Group NB Inc. - AV Group NB Inc.Atholville20506.951
16McCain Foods Canada Ltd. - FLORENCEVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICKFlorenceville-Bristol15813.98
17University of New Brunswick - DEPARTMENT OF Facilities ManagementFredericton10826.772

Want more detail? See this spreadsheet for a comprehensive breakdown of emissions produced by New Brunswick’s biggest climate polluters.