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McGraw-Hill, Others Face Second Online Textbook Monopoly Suit

Barnes & Noble Education Inc., McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings LLC, and other leading textbook publishers and retailers were sued for a second time, now in New Jersey federal court, over their alleged scheme to drive independent college bookstores out of the market for online course materials.

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Muskogee, Oklahoma man charged with threat to shoot up Georgia-Pacific

Jason Charles Hawkins, 36, of Muskogee is charged with a felony count of terrorism hoax in Muskogee County District Court after he allegedly threatened an act of terror, according to papers filed with the case.

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Bath, UK banknote printer fined £300k after worker's head trapped

A banknote printing firm has been fined £300,000 after an employee had to have his face reconstructed after his head became trapped in a machine.

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Ilim Group becomes first Russian company to receive European Legal Source certificate

It will allow Ilim to make sales on the European market in accordance with the EU regulations on wood without additional confirmation of the legality of the raw materials from which the products are made.

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Maryland Department of the Environment says it'll sue Verso

MDE intends to file suit under federal hazardous waste law to stop the discharge and require an appropriate cleanup.

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West Virginia lawmakers requests DEP, governor work with Maryland on Verso lawsuit

Verso owns the mill, located in Luke, Maryland, and Beryl, with facilities spanning the Potomac River at the site. Paper products were manufactured there until Verso announced on April 30 the mill would close. It was subsequently shut down May 30, displacing hundreds of workers.

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How Brazil's JBS Became Collateral Damage in War Between Billionaires

The dispute stems from a 15 billion-real ($3.5 billion) deal in 2017 for Jackson Widjaja, a member of the second-richest family in Indonesia, which is reportedly worth $9.6 billion, to take over Brazilian pulp maker Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA.

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EIA Welcomes China's New Law to Ban Illegal Timber

In an encouraging move with the potential to create transformative market change, China recently amended its Forest Law to include a nationwide ban on buying, transporting, and/or processing illegally sourced timber, as well as an added focus on traceability.

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Ex-Weyerhaeuser employee pleads guilty to fraud in theft of more than $4.5 million from company

An ex-accounting manager who worked at Weyerhaeuser's Springfield office has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, aggravated identity theft and tax evasion after stealing more than $4.5 million from the timber company by contracting with bogus vendors, including one in her mother's name.

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Former Appvion employee charged

A former employee of Appvion faces charges he stole close to $200,000 in industrial and computer equipment from the Roaring Spring paper mill.

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Dumping probe in India expected to add to Canadian newsprint woes

A financial analyst says the long-struggling Canadian newsprint industry has even tougher times ahead given recent events including a potential anti-dumping investigation in India.

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Chilean court fines CMPC and Sweden's SCA for collusion scheme

The Chilean Supreme Court fined local paper manufacturer CMPC and a division of Sweden's SCA for having colluded for at least a decade in the Chilean tissue and toilet paper market, the Chilean antitrust authority said.

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Feldmuehle ended insolvency proceedings in self-administration

Feldmuehle GmbH has successfully completed the self-administration insolvency proceedings that began at the end of 2018.

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Michigan sues 3M, DuPont over pollution

Michigan last Tuesday sued 3M, DuPont and other companies for financial damages from contamination caused by potentially harmful "forever" chemicals that are turning up in drinking water across the industrial state.

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In lawsuit, Maryland accuses shuttered Luke paper mill of polluting Potomac River with black liquor waste

The state is asking a judge to order Verso Co., owner of the Luke Mill, to put a stop to the pollution and, potentially, to pay civil penalties.

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Judge halts arbitration in Chemours-DuPont dispute

A Delaware judge has temporarily halted arbitration between the DuPont Co. and Chemours as he weighs DuPont's request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that it massively downplayed the cost environmental liabilities imposed on Chemours.

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Shooting reported near Georgia-Pacific paper mill in Choctaw County, Alabama

Sources say that two people were shot and killed near the facility and that a suspect is in custody.

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Merger of textbook giants Cengage, McGraw-Hill has Australian Competition and Consumer Commission worried

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has raised preliminary competition concerns about the merger of United States-based publishers Cengage Learning and McGraw-Hill Education.

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A former professional hockey player from Grand Rapids, Scot Kleinendorst, 59, was badly injured and fighting for his life following a heavy machinery

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled on December 6, 2019, in a case from the Court of Appeal for Ontario that will have an impact on companies and across Northwestern Ontario. The 5-2 majority decision in R. v. Resolute FP Canada Inc. was brought over the mercury pollution that has impacted Grassy Narrows and the Islington First Nations.

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Swedish court clears Stora Enso over largest wildfire in decades

One person was killed when the wildfire ravaged an area totalling 14,000 hectares in the central Vastmanland region in 2014.

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Northern Pulp, affiliate company owe Nova Scotia government more than $85 million

Northern Pulp and an associated company owe the province more than $85 million.

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Water authorities in New York sue 3M, DuPont, Chemours over PFAS

Two water districts in Long Island, New York have sued 3M Co, E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Co. and the Chemours Co, accusing the chemical makers of contaminating their drinking water supplies with toxic substances.

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Lawsuit alleges Quad misled investors over last 21 months

Quad did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the case.

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Ex-Weyerhaeuser finance manager charged with fraud, theft

Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges against an ex-finance manager from Weyerhaeuser who is accused of stealing at least $4.5 million from the timber business.

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Ex-DuPont CEO Claims No Intent to Burden Chemours with Unlimited Liabilities

DuPont de Nemours Inc. never intended to saddle its spinoff Chemours Co. with "unlimited exposure" to its liabilities, DuPont's former chief executive officer said.

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