Boat Harbour has been receiving waste water from the nearby Northern Pulp mill since the late 1960s and has now accumulated enough contaminants, when dried, to fill about 100 Olympic-sized swimming pools. (Steve Lawrence/CBC)

Infrastructure Minister Lloyd Hines says the...

They don’t want pulp effluent in the Northumberland Strait. 

An alliance has been forged among the Gulf Nova Scotia Fleet Planning Board, the Maritime Fishermen’s Union, the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association (PEIFA), the New Brunswick Fisheries Association an...

The Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation mill is seen in Abercrombie, N.S. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. A group of Maritime fisheries groups say a proposed effluent treatment plan for the Northern Pulp mill in Nova Scotia could have negative environmental impacts on m...

A Pictou County group says a letter from Environment Minister Iain Rankin to a concerned citizen shows that the minister has more homework to do.

According to the Friends of Northumberland Strait group, the minister replied to a citizen who had voiced concerns about an...

March 8, 2018

PICTOU — A citizens group in Pictou County is urging the environment minister to do more homework with regards to Northern Pulp.

Friends of the Northumberland Strait (FONS) want Iain Rankin to understand how the mill’s proposed new effluent treatment plan could impact t...

March 6, 2018

If the province were to require a Level 2 environmental assessment of Northern Pulp for the creation of their new effluent treatment facility, it would put them in a time crunch to finish before the January 2020 deadline mandated to replace the Boat Harbour Treatment F...

March 1, 2018

This pipeline is part of Northern Pulp's plans to replace the Boat Harbour effluent treatment facility. - SaltWire Network

Fishermen groups in P.E.I., New Brunswick and Nova Scotia say they are done meeting with Northern Pulp until the pulp mill comes up with an alterna...

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