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Pictou Landing takes mill permit to top court – The Chronicle Herald

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2015404 Views

July 16, 2015

Pictou Landing First Nation is taking its Northern Pulp appeal to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.

Earlier this year, the Environment Department issued an industrial permit for Northern Pulp that calls for the Pictou County mill to reduce its environmental footprint and close its Boat Harbour effluent treatment facility, which is located on First Nations land, by 2020.

Pictou Landing First Nation appealed the decision, saying the terms of the industrial approval weren’t strict enough.

But Environment Minister Randy Delorey denied the appeal, saying “consultation took place” and “accommodations were made with Pictou Landing First Nation by imposing several terms and conditions in the industrial approval.”

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