Nippon Paper biomass cogen plant may be down for months due to cracks at Washington mill

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Nippon Paper biomass cogen plant may be down for months due to cracks at Washington mill

May 06, 2014 - 10:26
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PORT ANGELES, WA, May 6, 2014 (Peninsula Daily News ) -Nippon Paper Industries USA's new $85 million biomass cogeneration plant will continue to be offline for weeks and possibly months due to multiple cracks in the boiler's giant water-containment vessel, mill manager Steve Johnson said Monday.

"We are looking at trying to make a decision on what is the proper repair plan, which could include [options] up to replacement," he said.

"It's safe to say it will be [offline for] an extended period of time.

Peninsula Daily News - Nippon biomass plant remains down due to cracks in boiler unit

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