Fishermen worry Northern Pulp treatment plan will create ‘dead zone’

Northern Pulp met with some of its toughest critics Monday as it opened public consultations on a new effluent treatment facility for the Pictou County pulp mill. Dustin MacKeil was one of dozens of skeptical fishermen invited for a private briefing by the company at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. “The lies from the government, the lies from Northern Pulp — how can you trust them? Their track record is no good at all,” said MacKeil. He believes the proposed outfall threatens several fisheries in the area. click here to read the story 09:56