70 million litres of treated pulp mill effluent a day into Northumberland Strait not an option say fishers

The diffuser for the new treatment system would be about here
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Fishers in both Nova Scotia and PEI and now N.B. are concerned about impacts on lobster and other fisheries.

View: Maritime fishermen’s groups pull out of meetings with Northern Pulp
By Richard Woodbury, CBC News Posted: Feb 26, 2018

Groups representing fishermen’s associations in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and P.E.I. say they won’t meet with representatives from Northern Pulp unless the paper mill provides an alternative to its plan to pump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait.

Northern Pulp is quite explicit on their position: “The bottom line is no pipe equals no mill.”

Also view Fishermen and Northern Pulp at an impasse
Adam MacInnis in The News, Feb 26, 2018
Feb 28, 2018… and more woes for Northern Pulp: Directive issued to Northern Pulp after ash leak earlier this month Canadian Press, Feb 27, 2018 at CTV News.

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