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Don Wilson: a recent Supreme Court ruling says volumes about the Northern Pulp Mill’s future 18Dec2019

Received today from Don Wilson, who has written many op-eds about NS forestry in Saltwire publications (some cited on NSFN): After the Pulp Mill The Supreme Court of Canada web site has published it’s Dec 6, 2019 decision that says … Continue reading

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Don Wilson on Biodiversity in and for Nova Scotia 27July2019

Monday, July 29, 2019 is the final date for submitting comments on the proposed Biodiversity Act. Don Wilson shares his perspectives on how forestry can be practiced to protect biodiversity in Nova Scotia. L&F conducted a Biodiversity Act Consultation over … Continue reading

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Don Wilson on what could happen if The Mill closes

On Woods and Waters Nova Scotia (Facebook Page) Dec 15, 2018: This from Don Wilson: Nova Scotia Privately owned Forests – Changes are coming “Earlier this year, while standing in a Saturday afternoon smog generated at the Pulp Mill across … Continue reading

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Older News

Beginning today, June 11, 2018, this page¬† provides a list of links to news items related to forests and forestry in Nova Scotia beginning June 11, 2018 up to Jan 13, 2020,¬† as I was able to catch them. For … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Premier McNeil keeps commitment to Pictou Landing First Nation to close Boat Harbour mill effluent treatment facility, Northern Pulp mill will shut down 20Dec2019

As reported on CBC*: __________ *Northern Pulp plans to shut down Nova Scotia mill after premier refuses to grant extension By Michael Gorman for CBC News Dec 20, 2019 After three days of public silence, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil … Continue reading

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Live: Nova Scotia rules on mill’s plan to pump effluent into Northumberland Strait 17Dec2019

CBC: “That means the matter will run squarely into the terms of the Boat Harbour Act”…Premier scheduled to address reporters tomorrow (Wed Dec 18, 2019) UPDATE 4 pm Dec 17: Northern Pulp says company and Nova Scotia forestry industry in … Continue reading

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Mon Oct 28, 2019: Law Amendments Public Hearing on Nova Scotia Sustainable Development Goals Act 27Oct2019

A thorough sham – and shame – of process View Update Oct 29, 2019 Just received: The provincial government quietly posted on their website on Friday afternoon that there is a Law Amendments Hearing for the public, on Monday morning … Continue reading

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Questions and comments on WWNS about sustainability of current wood harvesting in Nova Scotia following Report from the Independent Review

For the Record, some recent discussions on Woods and Waters Nova Scotia (Facebook page) are replicated below. These are verbatim copies except that I have replaced full names with initials, which has been my practice when replicating discussions from WWNS. … Continue reading

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The Mill – crunch time is approaching and works to The Mill’s advantage

So here we are, time has run out and it will literally be a choice between “No Pipe/No Mill” and “Pipe in the Strait/No Mill” which has one logical outcome: No Mill (and a lot of angry people). But don’t … Continue reading

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Forest biomass back on the front burner in Nova Scotia?

Don Wilson of Brule Point writes in The News (Jan 23, 2018): An alarming email today tells me the biomass furnace at Port Hawkesbury Paper and run by NS Power has been operating at full blast 24/7 for months. This … Continue reading

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