Frustration mounts as Enterprise pellet mill held up over development permit

Brad Mapes points at the future site of pellet plant buildings for a proposed pellet mill in Enterprise, N.W.T. Mapes, the CEO of Aurora Wood Pellets, is frustrated with what he's calling unnecessary delays as he attempts to receive a development permit for the site. (Kirsten Murphy/CBC)

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While 320 hectares of land near Enterprise, N.W.T. remains covered in snow, the CEO of a proposed multimillion-dollar wood pellet plant is growing increasingly frustrated by the most recent delay in a series of setbacks preventing the company from beginning construction.

Hay River businessman and former mayor Brad Mapes is at odds with the Hamlet of Enterprise over a development permit which would allow him to break ground.

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Source: CBC News