G-P seeks to sell laboratory site at Camas, WA, mill

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G-P seeks to sell laboratory site at Camas, WA, mill

March 16, 2010 - 09:29

CAMAS, WA, March 16, 2010 (The Columbian) -For sale: A Camas laboratory campus that once thrived with researchers bent to their test tubes in search of efficiencies for the town's giant paper mill.

Lab researchers experimented with making paper out of everything from grass clippings to cherry tree bark to synthetic wood pulp to bagasse, a fibrous residue of sugar cane.

Chemists at the hillside lab also generated pollution controls, developed fast-growing trees and produced the chemical basis for the controversial drug DMSO.

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