Port Hawkesbury Paper to stand trial in January 2021 for harvesting charges in Nova Scotia

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Port Hawkesbury Paper to stand trial in January 2021 for harvesting charges in Nova Scotia

March 27, 2020 - 15:34
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SYDNEY, NS, March 27, 2020 (Local News) -A provincial court trial date has been set for a Cape Breton paper company charged with violating the Wildlife Habitat and Watercourse Protection Regulations.

Port Hawkesbury Paper, located in Point Tupper, Richmond County, is charged with three violations of the regulations that were alleged to have occurred between January and March 2019.

The company is charged with failing to leave 10 living or partially living trees for each hectare cut; failing to leave at least one clump of no fewer than 30 trees for each eight hectares cuts; and failing to ensure clumps of trees were situated at least 20 metres from the edge of the forest stand being cut.

Cape Breton Post - Hawkesbury Paper to stand trial in January

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