For the specific purpose of this consultation process there were multiple ways to receive information from Northern Pulp and for residents of Pictou County to provide comments and/or input prior to the deadline of November 7, 2014.
The six components of the public consultation program are:
Northern Pulp also engaged Pictou Landing First Nation to share information and hear their concerns related to the current IA renewal.
The deadline for public comments related to the IA renewal was Friday, November 7, 2014. This allowed time for Pictou County residents to review the information shared by Northern Pulp and provide comments. Comments were sent in by email or mail using a comment form provided, submitted on the website, or were received during the open houses.
These comments were used in the formation of the Public Consultation summary report prepared by a third party consultant, Conestoga-Rovers & Associates. This report has been submitted Nova Scotia Environment.