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Plastics Wars

Plastics recycling featured on Frontline

In the years since the plastics industry mounted a recycling push, it’s estimated that no more than 10 percent of plastic produced has ever actually been recycled, according to Frontline, from the Public Broadcasting Service….




International Paper Bogalusa

More mill problems at International Paper

Revising our earlier report about the fire at International Paper’s containerboard mill in Rome, Ga., it has subsequently been reported that a recovery boiler at the company’s 830,000 ton-per-year Bogalusa… Thank you for checking us…



Mixed paper

New association will focus on fiber quality

By Ken McEntee A new association of recovered paper dealers, being organized by industry veterans Johnny Gold and Scott Jones, will emphasize the quality of recovered paper sold to paper… Thank you for checking us…


Republic Paperboard addresses odor problem

Local news reports said Republic Paperboard is addressing an ongoing odor problem at its paperboard mill in Lawton, Okla. According to the local reports, the city of Lawton said Republic… Thank you for checking us…


Verso

Maryland sues Verso over Potomac River pollution

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh last month filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court for Allegany County against Verso Luke LLC and its parent company, Verso Corporation for unlawful pollution discharges into the North…