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On verge of water-quality test, Georgia-Pacific refutes environmental groups’ pollution claims

By | 03.24.11 | 11:11 am

Image by: Matt MahurinPaper manufacturer Georgia-Pacific is pushing back against claims made by protectors of the Ouachita River along the Arkansas-Louisiana state line that have cried foul over what they contend are unlawful amounts of wastewater coming from the company’s plant into a tributary of the river. The back-and-forth comes on the verge More…

VIDEO: Arkansas riverkeeper alleges Koch Industries wastewater violations

By | 03.21.11 | 12:53 pm

Image by: Matt MahurinUpdated, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. EST

As Georgia-Pacific continues to fight environmental groups and the state Department of Environmental Protection over the waste that it dumps into Florida’s rivers and streams, the paper company may be headed for similarly-heated battles elsewhere.