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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Northern Pulp says no wastewater pipe to NS waterway, no mill
Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.
Directive issued to Northern Pulp after ash leak earlier this month
Plan required to prevent further discharges of power boiler ash slurry into a ditch.
Assessment of Nova Scotia mill’s effluent plan according to rules:deputy
Northern Pulp has until 2020 to replace its current effluent treatment plant in Boat Harbour near Pictou.
Northern Pulp ordered to pay $225,000 penalty for effluent spill
Environmental Damages Fund will disperse the money to three groups.
Northern Pulp’s emissions now well below limits
New precipitator is working, other emissions down as well.
Emissions from Northern Pulp in NS creating a stink
But provincial government is mum on how high levels must go before there’s a shut down.