Category Archives: #NoPipe

‘Humbled’ Ellen Page visits Alton Gas site, shows support for Indigenous water protectors | The Star

HALIFAX-Ellen Page is putting her full support behind water protectors at the Alton Gas site. Page, a Hollywood actress who is from Halifax, along with filmmaker Ian Daniel, visited grassroots grandmothers at the Shubenacadie River on Saturday to work on what is said to be a documentary about environmental racism.

Thanking the indomitable Ellen Page for her courage and support in raising awareness regarding #NOPIPE, Alton Gas and ongoing environmental racism issue in Nova Scotia.
Ellen Page and Mary Gorman of Save Our Seas and Shores NS.
Percy Hayne of Save Our Seas and Shores NS with Ellen Page.
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Boat Harbour- Federal Environmental Assessment

April 15th, 2019

This is a Federal Environmental Assessment for Boat Harbour, however we are still waiting for one on the new proposed pipe into the Northumberland Strait.

Boat Harbour cleanup to be subjected to environmental review

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency announced yesterday it was launching an environmental assessment of the proposed cleanup of the Boat Harbour lagoons where tens of million of litres of daily effluent from the kraft pulp mill at Abercrombie Point have been stored, aerated, and released into the Northumberland Strait for 50 years.

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Cathy Miller

Clean up the Pictou County Pulp Mill has 5,889 members. The goal of this group is to create awareness, share information and stories about living around…

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Nine-year old asks minister to protect Strait

The following letter was written by 9-year old Hannah Fleury to Nova Scotia Environment Minister Margaret Miller in response to the environmental assessment of Northern Pulp’s proposed replacement effluent treatment plant. Dear Environment Minister Margaret Miller, I am writing to you about Northern Pulp’s pipe that they want to build.

 

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The Canso Chemicals mystery: With the chemical plant long gone, why is the company still alive? And what about all that mercury pollution?

Canso Chemicals hasn’t produced any chemicals for 29 years, but – contrary to what I wrote in the Halifax Examiner in “Northern Pulp’s environmental documents: missing mercury, a pulp mill that never was, and oodles of contradictions” – the company lives on. Sort of. For two decades Canso Chemicals produced chlorine for the pulping process…

Northern Pulp’s environmental documents: missing mercury, a pulp mill that never was, and oodles of contradictions

Cover photo: Point D, where treated Northern Pulp wastewater currently flows from Boat Harbour into the Northumberland Strait, just a few hundred metres from Pictou Landing First Nation.There is much to wade through in the documents Northern Pulp submitted to Nova Scotia Environment o

LETTER OF THE WEEK: Time to bury ‘wealth over health’ era | The Chronicle Herald

I am a child and adolescent psychiatrist and I live a 10-minute drive from Pictou Landing First Nation (PLFN) and Boat Harbour. My sub-specialty training included studying and treating the effects of environmental toxins on the developing brain. There are many toxins that affect the brain; however, I will focus on methyl mercury and particulate matter 2.5 (PM 2.5).

Clean Pictou Air Full Page Ad SEP2[186]

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Information Morning – NS | New details about Northern Pulp effluent

Information Morning – NS: An environmental lawyer shares new information about Northern Pulp’s proposal to send treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait. Jamie Simpson is an environmental lawyer in Halifax.

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May slams pulp pipe process – The Pictou Advocate

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Shares PICTOU – An overflow crowd of well over 100 people jammed the Northumberland Fisheries Museum last Saturday to hear from federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May, who repeated her long-held view that no pipe should flow into the Northumberland Strait to discharge waste water from Northern Pulp.

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How Pollution from a Nova Scotia Pulp Mill Could Sink Trudeau on Both Coasts | The Tyee

Thanks to a senator, a movie star and a former British Columbia MP who posed the right question 24 years ago, Justin Trudeau is looking like a poseur again. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select partners And I haven’t even gotten to the fishermen. Here’s the issue.

 

February 6, 2019

The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson,   Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard  House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario  K1A0A6

Dear Minister and Sirs/Madams,
Northern Pulp, a bleached Kraft pulp company (and the Province of Nova Scotia) are planning to construct an effluent pipe at the location of the red star in the diagram below. The pipe is to replace the Boat Harbour Effluent treatment facility due for closure in January 2020.  Boat Harbour is deemed to be one of the most toxic sites in Canada and has been a horrific injustice inflicted on Pictou Landing First Nations for over half a century. Read More: MinWilkinsonNoPipe 2019[137]

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“Everything won’t stink so bad”

The children of Pictou Landing First Nation didn’t mince words when they addressed the standing-room-only audience that had gathered in their school gymnasium on January 31, 2019 to mark the start of the one-year countdown to the legislated closure of Boat Harbour.They “hate” Boat Harbour.

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Elizabeth May presents a petition on behalf of the residents of Pictou County

Elizabeth May presents a petition on behalf of the residents of Pictou County

Uploaded by Green Party of Canada on 2019-02-01.

 

Asia Pulp and Paper (Owners of Northern Pulp): For continued destruction of the Indonesian rainforest and peatlands and attempting to “greenwash” its image for the global market.

Ten Top Corporate Criminals of 2018

Each year, Global Exchange releases a “Top Corporate Criminals” list to highlight some of the world’s corporate worst-of-the-worst on issues like violations of human rights and workers’ rights, environmental destruction, war profiteering, and tax evasion and other white-collar corporate crime, just to name a few.

 

 

 

 

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