Proposes to dump more than 62 million litres per day of treated waste into the Northumberland Strait fishing grounds.
The plan to dump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait has raised the ire of fishermen.
Proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait has met with strong backlash.
Under provincial legislation, the kraft pulp mill has less than 15 months to overhaul how it processes wastewater.
Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.
Plan required to prevent further discharges of power boiler ash slurry into a ditch.
Northern Pulp has until 2020 to replace its current effluent treatment plant in Boat Harbour near Pictou.
Environmental Damages Fund will disperse the money to three groups.
New precipitator is working, other emissions down as well.
But provincial government is mum on how high levels must go before there’s a shut down.