Re: [GRRN] New Virgin Newsprint Mill

chelsea center for recycling and economic development (
Thu, 11 Mar 1999 17:34:45 -0500

Can we find out who they are looking to for financing and write some
letters? Might this be something for the NRC to take a stand on?

At 04:15 PM 3/11/99 -0600, you wrote:
> According to January 1999 Pulp & Paper magazine, a new newsprint mill
>may worsen the price picture for ONP.
> Apparently, Southland Newsprint LP is planning to construct a new
>newsprint mill in Longview, Texas that will be effectively
>a 100% virgin mill, in the 270,000-540,000 tpy range. Although it is said
>that it
>may utilize 10% recovered paper, in fact, it is understood that this really
>means by purchasing recovered paper pulp from Donahue (i.e. it will not add
>any critical additional deinking capacity).

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