Our March 9 briefing note to MLAs discusses biomass issues. For a full explanation of the reasoning behind the note, please read the attached letter, titled "Letter to Jason Hollett, et. al. and Mr. Hollett's reply.
Recently there have been some excellent articles published in the Chronicle Herald highlighting some of the missteps of previous and current governments with respect to forestry policy. If you want to better understand why roughly 90% of forestry done in Nova Scotia is done by clear-cutting and why NS taxpayers will never stop paying for Northern Pulp's cleanup bills read on.
Oh and in case you hadn't heard, the report for the Independent Review of Forestry Practices in Nova Scotia being conducted by Bill Lahey, and others, was due this past Wednesday, February 28th, BUT, it was given a 2-month extension and the report is now expected by late April.