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TOLEDO, OR, Dec. 26, 2019 (Local News) -The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality levied fines this month totaling $27,106 against the Georgia-Pacific Pulp and Paper Mill in Toledo regarding three separate incidents — two involving unexpected releases from the mill’s wastewater treatment system and one involving a lab testing issue.
Despite the fact that all three incidents occurred more than a year ago, DEQ just assessed the fines in December.Read more
GREEN BAY, WI, Nov. 12, 2019 (Local News) -Georgia-Pacific’s Broadway Street Mill in Green Bay has taken down one of their smokestacks.
The 400-foot tall smokestack came down due to wanting to move away from and to start using natural gas.
Taking down the smokestack marks the end of a project that has lasted around two months.Read more
TALLAHASSEE, FL, Aug. 22, 2019 (Local News) -Georgia-Pacific provided an update to the clean-up of the Fenholloway River to the community gathered at the Tallahassee Rotary Club.
CEO Christian Fisher spoke to attendees after flying in from Atlanta.
Fisher began by showing a video, and discussing Georgia-Pacific's $1.8 billion dollar investment in Florida.Read more
OAKLAND, CA, May 31, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -A second major kraft linerboard project with global implications was confirmed this week.
Stora Enso said it would eliminate coated printing and writing output at its Oulu mill in Finland by September 2020 and convert one machine, the No. 7, by December 2020 to making 450,000 tonnes/yr of kraft linerboard. Stora Enso said PM No. 7's new output "will target global export markets."Read more
GRAND RAPIDS, MI, April 25, 2019 (Mlive.com) -In a class action lawsuit filing, Georgia-Pacific is pointing the finger at Michigan regulators and several businesses it says may be at fault for the Parchment water contamination emergency, which affected 3,000 people and has since forced the suburban city to hand its municipal system over to neighboring Kalamazoo.Read more
GREEN BAY, WI, March 19, 2019 (Local News) -The future costs related to the decades-long contamination of the Fox River is getting more clear.
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced a federal judge has approved a settlement to ensure all future costs related to the contamination will be paid by the corporate companies responsible for the contamination.
From the mid-1950s until 1971, river sediments were contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) that were discharged by paper companies that made and recycled "carbonless" copy paper containing PCB's.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 20, 2019 (PRNewswire) -A new report takes the largest tissue sector companies to task for destroying North American forests and exacerbating the climate crisis.Read more