Pulp mill unveils treatment plan

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This has been amended to reflect the fact that the planning and build are scheduled for 2019, not 2018 as was originally reported.) Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corp. has presented its proposed waste treatment system that would replace the existing one at Boat Harbour. Technical manager Terri Fraser and Guy Martin, an engineer...

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Fishers picket Northern Pulp mill’s proposed effluent pipe

ABERCROMBIE – Local fishers are protesting a proposed outflow pipe into the Northumberland Strait from a new on-sight effluent treatment facility at Northern Pulp. Edwin Shaw and Dave Scanlan took turns on Wednesday standing beside signs at the end of the entrance road where it intersects Abercrombie Road. They are among those who want a...

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Closed loop waste option not on at Northern Pulp

ABERCROMBIE POINT – A closed loop method of treating effluent is not an option at Northern Pulp, Kathy Cloutier says. The communications director for Paper Excellence and the Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation said its breached kraft type of pulp production means a closed loop system is not suitable at the local mill. She said...

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