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Judge orders Ron Van Den Heuvel to begin repaying $200 a month to victims of his $9.4M in fraudulent business dealings

Ron Van Den Heuvel, who formerly headed Green Box of De Pere, was sentenced Jan. 23, 2019, to 7½ years in prison. He was released early from federal prison because of the COVID-19 epidemic. He has been living in the Cheboygan, Michigan, area, and has been earning income, U.S. District Judge William Griesbach wrote in a five-page decision last week.

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More Northern California victims who lost homes in Mill Fire sue lumber mill owner

It is at least the fourth civil lawsuit to be brought against Roseburg in connection with the Mill Fire. The 3,935-acre wildfire sparked Sept. 2 near the city of Weed, destroying more than 115 structures and killing two residents.

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Federal court signs off on $1.1 million fine against New-Indy paper mill

The New Indy paper mill in York County has agreed to a $1.1 million penalty and consent decree to resolve the lawsuit filed against the mill for causing a foul odor.

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Groundless bankruptcy filing for Metsä Fibre - the company has a strong financial position and solvency

One of Metsä Fibre Oy's Kemi bioproduct mill project suppliers, Virtor Oy, has filed a groundless bankruptcy application against Metsä Fibre Oy.

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Packaging Corporation of America settles racial harassment lawsuit

Paper manufacturers Packaging Corporation of America Central California Corrugated, LLC. (PCA) and Schwarz Partners LP will pay $385,000 and implement preventative measures to settle a racial harassment lawsuit seeking relief for two African American men who worked at a manufacturing plant located in McClellan, California, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced.

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Residents file lawsuit against ND Paper mill in Old Town, Maine

ND Paper Mill in Old Town is facing legal trouble after a class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court in Bangor.

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Roseburg Forest Products initiates settlement discussions after Mill Fire lawsuits

Roseburg Forest Products has reportedly begun settlement discussions in multiple lawsuits alleging that its actions caused the fire in Siskiyou County in September.

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$99K fine, odor control proposed for Graphic Packaging facility over alleged air violations

Graphic Packaging International would pay a $99,270 fine and be required to make process changes at its paper factory over alleged air quality violations, under an order proposed by state of Michigan environmental regulators and announced this week.

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Armed hooded men set fire to a forestry company's camp in the Chilean Araucania region

Armed and hooded individuals have set fire to the Oldenburg Camp, on Arauco's forestry land in the commune of La Unión, in the Araucanía region of southern Chile.

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Graphic Packaging mill put on lockdown after man drives through security gate

Employees at the Graphic Packaging paper mill in Cass County went under lockdown the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 18 after a man drove his vehicle through the security gate.

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Mativ Holdings, Inc. Confirms Recent Data breach Affected Employee Information

On October 3, 2022, Mativ Holdings, Inc. filed an official notice of a data breach with the Massachusetts Attorney General's office after the company experienced a cyberattack that compromised sensitive employee information contained on its computer network.

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Containerboard Manufacturer PCA Will Pay $2.5 Million for Violating Clean Air Act at its Louisiana Mill

In the complaint, filed with the proposed settlement, the United States and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) allege nine Clean Air Act violations that stem, in part, from a fatal explosion and accidental release at the DeRidder mill on Feb. 8, 2017.

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Report: Fatal scaffold collapse at Domtar facility in Quebec's Eastern Townships due to design flaw

The fatal scaffolding collapse in 2021 at the Domtar facility in Windsor, Que., about 120 kilometres east of Montreal, could have been prevented, according to a report by the province's workplace safety board.

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Hundreds of jobs go as Arjowiggins Aberdeen paper mill goes into administration

Administrators have now been appointed at the Arjowiggins Group mills at Stoneywood, as well as Chartham, Kent, with 368 of the group's 463 UK-based employees made redundant immediately.

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Man whose mom died in Mill Fire in Northern California, other families sue Roseburg plant

More than 100 people are suing the Roseburg Forest Products Co. in Oregon for losses caused by the Mill Fire in Siskiyou County.

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80 Fire Survivors Receive Initial Funds During First Day of Relief Distribution

About 80 fire survivors received initial financial assistance Tuesday during the first day of Roseburg Forest Products' $50 million Community Relief Fund being distributed to residents of Weed, Lake Shastina and nearby communities directly affected by the Mill Fire.

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Nippon Paper sues Daio Paper over patents on very long toilet rolls

Nippon Paper Crecia has filed a lawsuit against Daio Paper for an alleged infringement of its patents for toilet paper with rolls three times as long as conventional products.

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International Paper to Pay $260 Million in Federal Income Taxes Under IRS Settlement

The paper and packaging products manufacturer said it will fully resolve the matter and pay about $260 million in federal income taxes under the agreement, which came on Sept. 2, according to a regulatory filing. International Paper said interest will also be charged upon closing of the audit as a result.

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Crane operator loses case involving fatal accident at former NewPage mill in Rumford, Maine

Maine's highest court has rejected a claim by an Oxford County woman that she was entitled to compensation for her post-traumatic stress disorder after witnessing a fatal workplace incident at the NewPage paper mill in 2014.

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Class-action lawsuit against New-Indy can continue, federal judge rules

Complaints about the odors seemingly coming from the paper mill have dated back to 2020.

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U.S. cuts softwood tariffs by half for Canadian lumber as trade dispute lingers

The U.S. Department of Commerce is lowering tariffs against most Canadian softwood producers by half, but the long-running trade dispute lingers as Canada plans to appeal the decision to maintain punitive duty rates.

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Canton, N.C. Evergreen paper mill files federal civil complaint in 2020 deadly fire

Evergreen Packaging is asking a jury to award more than $16,000,000 in damages.

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Lawsuit filed against New-Indy for CAA, EPA violations

A group of community members has filed a citizen suit against New-Indy Containerboard paper mill for Clean Air Act violations.

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Legal pause between Northern Pulp, N.S. government extended

The pause on legal wrangling between the Nova Scotia government and Northern Pulp is being extended, but it's unclear for how long.

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Paper Excellence and J&F remain at odds over Eldorado deal after court ruling

Canada's Paper Excellence said it had been authorized by a Brazilian court to conclude the acquisition of outstanding shares of Brazilian pulpmaker Eldorado Brasil Celulose, a statement immediately challenged by Eldorado's majority owner.

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