The future of the Northern Pulp mill is firmly in the hands of Nova Scotia Environment Minister Gordon Wilson.
Wilson is scheduled to release his environmental assessment decision on the Pictou County pulp mill’s plan for a new effluent treatment facility at 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
On Monday, it was learned Wilson will have the final word on the matter after federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced he would not designate the project for a federal impact assessment.
“I am very much aware of concerns that have been raised related to the potential for adverse impacts from the project on marine life including a number of important questions raised by federal departments,” Wilkinson said in a statement.
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