The demand for certified paper from sustainable forestry continues to grow rapidly. This enabled Lang Papier to sell approx. 13,000 tonnes last year, doubling sales of paper with a PEFC certificate (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification). Lang Papier, part of the Myllykoski Group, has been pioneering recovered paper as a raw material for five decades, and continues to expand its range of environmentally friendly products.Read more
In a letter sent to North Carolina regulators, EPA's Region 4 office in Atlanta ordered the state to raise pollution standards for a paper mill in Canton, N.C., near where the Pigeon flows into Tennessee.
River advocates hailed the move as an important step in the continual improvement of water quality in the Pigeon.Read more