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Fishermen from NS, PEI and NB and Pictou Landing First Nation have requested that the federal government conduct an environmental assessment of Northern Pulp’s proposed new effluent treatment project. The proposal would see 70-90 million litres of treated pulp effluent discharged into the prime fishing grounds of the Northumberland Strait every day.
The decision about whether the federal government will conduct this assessment is made by the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change. In making her decision, she will consider a number of things, including whether this is an issue of broad public concern.
We need your help to demonstrate that broad public concern exists. Please show your support for the fishermen's request by printing the below letter and sending it to:
The Honourable Catherine McKenna
Minister of Environment and Climate Change House of Commons
Please make sure you sign your name and include your address. If you want, write a personal message on your letter.
Send copies of your letter to:
Honourable Dominic Leblanc
Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
Room 420-N, Centre Block
Honourable Iain Rankin
Department of Environment
1894 Barrington Street, Suite 1800
P.O. Box 442
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency NS Regional Office (stamp required)
Northern Pulp file
200-1801 Hollis Street
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