Podunk Below the Masthead, Friday, September 18, 2009

Rumours swirl about a mill lands purchase offer, Canpotex makes plans for an open house/town meeting and the Mayor offers some enthusiasm over the major power project for the Highway 37 corridor, while Gary Coons wonders about the provincial governments commitment to the project, some of the items of note in the Friday news cycle…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 2745744403 )- 

What did not come across in the PRDN story but should be underscored and noted for future reference is the following comment from ThePodunkian:

“Left unsaid is what use the land will have and if a working pulp mill is part of any future plans.”

We should not assume that the plans include re-opening the pulp mill. Given the state of the forest industry and the relative decline of the coastal industry in recent decades, hopefully some new ideas will emerge.