The reduced strain on the Floridan Aquifer reduces the risk of environmental harm, said a federal hydrologist, who monitors groundwater levels in the Brunswick area.Read more
Motion is the company's touchless paper towel and dispensing system. The Broadway mill has older enMotion lines, but the new equipment raises the standard.
"This is what they call redefining world class," said Terri Paavola of Menominee, a machine operator with 12 years experience at Georgia-Pacific.Read more
Jason Daniel, director of public affairs at GP, said the abatement wouldn't affect taxes paid into the county for education.
"This abatement does not negatively affect the school taxes paid by GP," Daniel said. "Actually, because of the additional assets, GP will pay an additional $87,000 in school taxes over the 10-year period of the abatement."Read more
Lab researchers experimented with making paper out of everything from grass clippings to cherry tree bark to synthetic wood pulp to bagasse, a fibrous residue of sugar cane.
Chemists at the hillside lab also generated pollution controls, developed fast-growing trees and produced the chemical basis for the controversial drug DMSO.Read more