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Nova Scotia, Northern Pulp in talks over dropping court cases

By Aaron Beswick
The Chronicle Herald
January 19, 2021
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada East, Canada

The province and Northern Pulp are near a deal that could see the company drop its court challenges on how the Boat Harbour file has been handled. The revelation occurred after Nova Scotia Supreme Court Justice Heather Robertson read a decision that will allow three fishermen’s associations to act as intervenors in Northern Pulp’s application to have a ministerial order quashed. The May order from Environment Minister Gordon Wilson outlined requirements for collection and disposal of landfill and waste water leachate from the mill site at Abercrombie Point. Northern Pulp appealed the order, arguing that the order is impractical and showed a lack of understanding of how pulp and paper facilities work. [We respect the copyrights of the source publication – full access to this story may require a subscription

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