MEMPHIS, TN, Nov. 18, 2013 (PRNewswire) - Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in creating fiber-based packaging solutions, announced today the release of a new white paper that provides key insights for beverage manufacturers and retailers on a growing consumer segment whose eco-conscious values and lifestyle are transforming the beverage industry.Read more
The mill is located on the banks of the Pigeon River in Canton, North Carolina, in Haywood County, about 30 miles from the Tennessee border.Read more
The mill had been operating on permit renewal extensions since 2006. The new permit won't be up for renewal until 2015.
However, differences of opinion over the paper mill's discharge of wastewater into the river aren't likely to end soon.Read more
The expansion will allow Evergreen to improve its existing processes, reduce waste and remain competitive in the world market.
The Pine Bluff mill is a fully integrated mill with wood receiving, pulping, bleaching, machine rooms, and finishing and shipping. The mill produces packaging board and coated publication paper.Read more
In a letter sent to North Carolina regulators, EPA's Region 4 office in Atlanta ordered the state to raise pollution standards for a paper mill in Canton, N.C., near where the Pigeon flows into Tennessee.
River advocates hailed the move as an important step in the continual improvement of water quality in the Pigeon.Read more