In both the Democrat-run House and Republican-leaning Senate, bills have passed unanimously this year either to set a new standard for an existing tax break or to lay out expectations for new ones. The House is taking the stricter position, demanding specific goals for job creation or retention, proof that goals are being met, and an expiration date.Read more
"We're definitely looking at it, but nothing has been approved," said general manager Don Breen. "We have talked to Heritage Gas. We definitely would like to get it here at the mill."
Before that happens though they will need to get approval from head office and sign an agreement with Heritage Gas, the company with the distribution franchise rights for natural gas in Nova Scotia.Read more
Fiskeby has received 12.6 million SEK for the construction of a so-called anaerobic water purification process directly linked to the company's existing water treatment plant. In this anaerobic purification process biogas is formed. The biogas can then be used as energy in the production of cartonboard, replacing electricity.Read more
The flip-flop irked key Maryland lawmakers, but the Luke mill manager was just one of a parade of people from the American Forest and Paper Association, the United Steelworkers and Dominion Resources who opposed the bill in hearings in Annapolis on Tuesday and Thursday.Read more