Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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AT03 - (NS-Northern-Pulp)

HALIFAX. x-16s. Nova Scotia's lands and forestry minister says the province isn't currently planning for the potential shutdown of the Northern Pulp mill if it can't solve its effluent problem. The mill has already said it likely won't be able to meet a legislated deadline of January 30th, 2020, for the closure of its Boat Harbour effluent treatment plant, and hasn't yet submitted an environmental assessment application for a new effluent pipe into the ocean. Iain Rankin says the question of what happens if the mill ceases operations is "a question for industry."

("...that industry.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: The mill has about 330 employees and says it is responsible for as many as two-thousand spinoff jobs. …

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