"We've only been doing this a very short time," said company spokesman Kevin Scott, noting that the system was installed last week.
"But based on what I'm not smelling right now, I'm pretty hopeful.Read more
A hearing had been set for August before the state board to rule on whether the mill's landfill classification should change from inert to a more stringent limited-purpose-landfill (LPL) designation.
Jefferson County Public Health Environmental Specialist Pinky Feria-Mingo said Monday, June 17 that the date change was related to the hearings board.Read more
The first results of the long-term pact: a $6.8 million project that will improve the mill's system for receiving the electricity.
"Today, we celebrate the success of providing jobs and building the economy for Jefferson County and many surrounding communities," said the company's health and safety manager, Keith Brossard, at Friday's signing.Read more
Dr. Tom Locke, health officer for Jefferson County as well as Clallam County, issued his finding Monday afternoon, taking into account material that was presented during an all-day hearing Nov. 28.
The company will appeal his decision to the Pollution Controls Hearing Board, according to company spokesperson Kevin Scott.Read more
PTPC President Roger Loney said Oct. 29 the mill is appealing the decision by Dr. Tom Locke, Jefferson County health officer, to reject the company's application for an inert permit. Locke's decision, delivered Oct. 17, gave the mill the option of applying for the more stringent Limited Purpose Landfill (LPL) permit or appealing.Read more
"We believe that the benefits of the project are pretty clear," said Loney in a rare interview with the media.Read more