Vale’s Clean AER Project is the largest single environmental investment in Sudbury’s history, and one of the largest in Canada.
AER means "atmospheric emissions reduction".
Clean AER - pronounced "air" - will result in an 85% reduction
in sulphur dioxide emissions from current levels when the project
To accomplish this, Vale is investing $1-billion to retrofit its
Smelter operations in the Sudbury region.
The Clean AER goal is long-term environmental and economic
sustainability of Vale's operations in the Sudbury area.