News Pulp & Paper General
June 11, 2020  

Northern Pulp appeals cleanup order, pauses environmental assessment

Production stopped after Nova Scotia rejected its request to continue pumping treated effluent into a nearby treatment lagoon.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Economy General
February 13, 2020  

Nova Scotia forest industry airs concerns over mill closure during AGM

Frustration voiced over what is seen to be a lack of direction following the loss of one of the industry’s major players.

News Pulp & Paper General Operations Sustainability
January 13, 2020  

Northern Pulp focuses on mill cleanup before ‘indefinite’ Jan. 31 shutdown

Parent company is discussing the mill’s “hibernation plan” with the Nova Scotia government, after committing to stay in the province for the long term.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
January 10, 2020  

Nova Scotia mill to move ahead with environmental assessment process

Statement appears to indicate a reversal in the company’s position to wrap up operations.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
January 8, 2020  

NS offering ’emotional support’ line to workers affected by mill closure

Shutdown the result of Northern Pulp no longer being allowed to dump effluent near the Pictou Landing First Nation.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 6, 2020  

Team to help forestry workers with pending closure of Nova Scotia mill

Northern Pulp denied permission for proposed facility and pipeline to pump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait.

News Government Pulp & Paper General
December 16, 2019  

Ottawa won’t assess N.S. mill’s pipeline proposal, leaving it up to the province

Federal Environment Minister said he’s decided not to designate Northern Pulp’s proposed pipeline and effluent treatment plant for a federal impact assessment.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
November 20, 2019  

Concerned groups urge NS to reject mill’s effluent plan

They say the plan lacked critical information and didn’t meet the department’s terms of reference.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 19, 2019  

Concerned groups assess NS mill’s plan to pump effluent into strait

Company says if the plan is not approved, the mill will close, putting more than 300 employees out of work.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
October 7, 2019  

Mill’s effluent pipe proposal forecasts no significant impacts

Northern Pulp’s report for Nova Scotia government marine water quality are expected to arise on any fisheries or fish habitat.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
August 20, 2019  

Battle over NS pulp mill’s future reflects wider Canadian debate: filmmaker

How communities can become divided as the interests of heavy industry are pitted against the natural environment.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
August 12, 2019  

End of controversial pulp mill not a disaster for some woodlots

Deadline approaches for the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County to stop sending effluent into a lagoon.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Economy General
January 3, 2019  

NS prepares for worst on controversial pulp mill: ‘No easy solution here’

Proposes to dump more than 62 million litres per day of treated waste into the Northumberland Strait fishing grounds.

News Pulp & Paper General
December 5, 2018  

NS pulp mill takes legal action against fishermen’s blockade of survey work

The plan to dump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait has raised the ire of fishermen.

News Pulp & Paper General
November 29, 2018  

Pressure mounts on Ottawa to review NS mill’s effluent pipeline

Proposal to pump millions of litres of treated pulp mill waste into the Northumberland Strait has met with strong backlash.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
November 15, 2018  

Nova Scotia pulp mill expected to miss 2020 deadline to close lagoon

Under provincial legislation, the kraft pulp mill has less than 15 months to overhaul how it processes wastewater.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production Sustainability
May 22, 2018  

Northern Pulp says no wastewater pipe to NS waterway, no mill

Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.