Thousands of logs rotting at Hydro-Québec site
Nov. 24, 2016 - Three years after the shuttering of a sawmill co-owned by the Natashquan Innu and forestry giant Rémabec, thousands of logs harvested for the mill continue to sit at a Hydro-Québec site.
Nearby residents tell CBC News they are upset the estimated 1,500 trailer loads of logs will go to waste since they are not allowed to use the wood to heat their homes.
“Hydro could easily put that wood on the side of the road so that we could use it for firewood,” said Minganie resident Marc Fafard.
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