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BRIGHTON: Let’s filter the politics from pollution issues

August 11, 2014
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada East, Canada

The Northern Pulp mill is like a burst pimple on the face of Nova Scotia, ready to turn into a scar. For decades, the mill in Pictou County, currently operated by Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corp., has fouled Boat Harbour with its waste. Earlier this year, it leaked effluent into the wetlands at Indian Cross Point. Now it is producing excessive amounts of fine particulate, apparently in breach of its operating permit. …All this in a province that promotes itself as an idyllic and pristine “ocean playground.”