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 tables below. The first was produced with the latest available data (2017) from the National Pollutant Release Inventory database. The second was produced with National Pollutant Release Inventory data from 2016.

New Brunswick’s biggest climate polluters (2017)

 

RankCompany & facility nameCityTotal GHGs
1Irving Oil Commercial G.P. - Irving Oil Refining GPSaint John3,083,038
2New Brunswick Power Corporation - Belledune Generating StationBelledune2,435,030
3New Brunswick Power Corporation - Coleson Cove Generating StationSaint John352,096
4Bayside Power L.P. - Bayside PowerSaint John243,461
5Glencore Canada Corporation - Brunswick SmelterBelledune225,466
6AV Group NB Inc. - Nackawic MillNackawic105,160
7Irving Pulp & Paper, Limited - Irving Pulp & Paper, LimitedSaint John96,856
8Irving Paper Limited - Irving PaperSaint John90,050
9Graymont (NB) Inc. - Havelock PlantHavelock76,403
10Lake Utopia Paper A Division of J.D. Irving, Limited - Lake Utopia Paper A Division of J.D. Irving, LimitedUtopia48,862
11Twin Rivers Paper Company Inc. - Edmundston Pulp MillEdmundston45,066
12Atlantic Wallboard LP - Atlantic Wallboard LPSaint John39,248
13Flakeboard Company Limited - FlakeboardSt. Stephen24,753
14McCain Foods Canada Ltd. - McCain Foods (Canada) GRAND FALLSGrand Falls22,646
15DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE - CFB GagetownOromocto20,096
16McCain Foods Canada Ltd. - FLORENCEVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICKFlorenceville-Bristol17,542
17AV Group NB Inc. - AV Group NB Inc.Atholville13,769
18University of New Brunswick - DEPARTMENT OF Facilities ManagementFredericton9,902
TOTAL FROM THESE 18 NB FACILITIES FOR 20176,949,442

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

New Brunswick’s biggest climate polluters (2016)

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.