JESUP, GA, Feb. 19, 2014 (Press Release) -The Southern Environmental Law Center has joined GreenLaw and the Atlanta-based law firm Stack & Associates to represent the Altamaha Riverkeeper in its efforts to stop pollution of the Altamaha River, caused by ongoing effluent discharges from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant in Jesup, Georgia.Read more
BRUNSWICK, GA, Nov. 26, 2013 (Business Wire) - The Altamaha Riverkeeper (ARK) today gave notice to Rayonier, Inc. of its intent to file suit against the company for violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and the Georgia Water Quality Control Act. The violations relate to ongoing effluent discharges into the Altamaha River from the Rayonier Performance Fibers plant located in Jesup, Georgia.Read more
The conversion allows Rayonier's exit from traditional pulp markets as the company moves its performance-fibers business entirely into the specialty-pulp sector.
"We completed the project on schedule and successfully started up the new equipment ahead of schedule, exceeding expectations," said Jeff Rosbach, Rayonier's director of strategic initiatives.Read more
The Georgia Water Coalition on Saturday ranked a stretch of river in the vicinity of the mill second on its "Dirty Dozen," a list of the state's most polluted or otherwise damaged rivers, streams, wetlands and marshes.Read more
The Darien-based watchdog group is complaining that Rayonier, which operates a large paper mill on the riverside near Jesup, is not living up to a promise it made in 2008 to clean up the 50 million gallons of wastewater it dumps into the river each day.Read more