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Georgia-Pacific in Crossett, Arkansas Settles EPA Claims of Violations of the Clean Air Act – Louisiana Environmental Action Network

Reported by Louisiana Environmental Action Network Dec 17, 2018 Georgia-Pacific in Crossett, Arkansas Settles EPA Claims of Violations of the Clean Air Act for: $600,000 Civil Penalty $2.9 million in Mitigation Project $2 million in Supplemental Environmental Projects By Wilma Subra On December 14, 2018, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement with …

Findings show hydrogen sulfide emissions from Arkansas paper mill over limit

Story for the Arkansas Democrat Gazette by Eric Besson, Emily Walkenhorst.  Originally published March 25, 2018, updated March 26, 20 CROSSETT — The release of hydrogen sulfide by a Georgia-Pacific paper mill here went unchecked and unregulated for decades, company officials said, and people who live nearby blame the toxic gas for their labored breathing. …