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Rayonier sued by environmental group over alleged pollution from Jesup, GA, mill under Clean Water Act

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Rayonier sued by environmental group over alleged pollution from Jesup, GA, mill under Clean Water Act

March 27, 2014 - 14:42
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JESUP, GA, March 27, 2014 (Local News) -Attorneys for the Altamaha Riverkeeper have filed a suit against Rayonier Inc. based on the Clean Water Act. The suit says the Riverkeeper is asking that the company stop discharging chemicals into the river and that they be penalized for their actions.

Rayonier is located in Jesup on the banks of the Altamaha.

In the suit, the Altamaha Riverkeeper claims that Rayonier is an 'ongoing and continuous pollutant,' and alleges that Rayonier discharges 50 to 60 million gallons of polluted effluent each day.

WSAV - Rayonier Sued Over Altamaha River Pollution

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