After a confrontation on the water, a fleet of fishing boats escorted a vessel believed to be conducting survey work for Northern Pulp back to the harbour in Pictou, N.S., on Tuesday morning. Fisherman Allan MacCarthy was the first to reach the survey boat about three kilometres from Caribou, N.S.
Northern Pulp is proposing a new route for its controversial plan to pipe treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait. The idea comes the day after a leak was found in the current pipeline near Pictou Landing First Nation. First Nations leaders and fishing groups still say any pipeline is unacceptable, though.
‘I’m terrified nothing’s going to survive’: Pictou County man worried effluent has spread to his wetland property | The News
PICTOU LANDING, NS – There are few things William Rowsell enjoys more than strolling through his wetland property and being at one with nature. Except on Oct. 23. After returning from work, Rowsell picked up his newspaper and learned about a leak in the pipeline that carries effluent from Northern Pulp.