Northern Pulp receives order from Minister on continued Boat Harbour use

ABERCROMBIE – Northern Pulp received an order from Nova Scotia’s Minister of Environment Gordon Wilson directing the on-going use of the Boat Harbour wastewater treatment plant until the end of April 2020. The order and its 38 pages of terms and descriptions was issued on Tuesday. It applies to general operations that were to end...

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Mill files Supreme Court challenge

ABERCROMBIE  – Northern Pulp filed a motion in Supreme Court of Nova Scotia today. The company is challenging Environment Minister Gordon Wilson’s decision requiring an Environmental Assessment Report for the company’s proposed effluent treatment facility. It filed a request with the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia for a judicial review of Wilson’s Dec. 17, 2019,...

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Northern Pulp to continue environmental assessment process

Northern Pulp has informed the Department of Environment that it will continue the environmental assessment process for its proposed effluent treatment plant. “Since the company has chosen to carry on with the environmental assessment process, we are legally required to continue,” said Environment Minister Gordon Wilson. “I want to assure Nova Scotians that, as Premier...

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No pipe. Not yet

Northern Pulp’s effluent pipe proposal continues to remain in limbo. Environment Minister Gordon Wilson has sought an environmental assessment report from Northern Pulp for its proposed effluent treatment plant, which will delay his decision. Wilson announced his request on Tuesday morning as part of a media teleconference. A copy of his letter to Northern Pulp’s...

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No pipe – yet

The provincial government says Northern Pulp will need to file an environmental assessment report for its proposed effluent treatment plant. Environment Minister Gordon Wilson made this announcement just minutes ago. “While there has been some good work done here, I have concluded I need more science-based information before me to properly assess the potential risks...

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