Northern Pulp fined over effluent leak – Truro Daily News

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Northern Pulp fined over effluent leak – Truro Daily News

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 2016227 Views

March 24, 2016

ABERCROMBIE – A local pulp and paper company will be fined $225,000 after effluent from its plant leaked into a local river.

Northern Pulp was charged following an Environment Canada investigation into an alleged incident between June 10 and 11, 2014. This is the same period that Northern Pulp had a leak in one of its effluent lines in the Pictou Landing area.

The charge is to unlawful deposit or permitting deposit of a deleterious substance, namely pulp and paper effluent, in water frequented by fish.

A sentencing hearing took place Wednesday in Pictou provincial court with a joint recommendation put forward by the Crown and defence that $225,000 be paid to an environmental damages fund and distributed to groups that support suitable restoration projects.

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