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R. R. Donnelley & Sons says recent systems intrusion now contained

R. R. Donnelley & Sons said the recent systems intrusion that it disclosed last month has been contained, as per its latest SEC filing.

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RR Donnelley Hack Behind Fidelity Communications Outage, Possibly Vanguard Online Access Issues

A hack targeting business communications company RR Donnelley was behind recent service outages at Fidelity and may have caused a six-day outage on Vanguard's website, according to news reports.

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Verso Corp. to pay nearly $250,000 in settlement for 2020 fish kill on Escanaba River in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced on Wednesday a settlement with Verso Corp. over National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System violations at the company's Escanaba Mill.

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DuPont, Chemours beat back lawsuit over chemicals in N.Y. drinking water

U.S. District Judge Lewis Liman in Manhattan dismissed claims by water management company Suez Water New York Inc that E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Co and three related companies should pay for upgrades to five water-treatment plants in southern New York due to the companies' alleged role in pollution of the state's water with perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

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EPA proposes $1.1 million penalty, robust improvements for New Indy over S.C. odor dilemma

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to fine New Indy Containerboard $1.1 million over the odor dilemma in South Carolina that sparked thousands of complaints against the paper mill.

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WestRock Longview paper mill fined nearly $140,000 after failing to report COVID-19 infections, death

WestRock Services LLC, a paper mill in Longview in Cowlitz County, has been fined almost $140,000 after one worker died and more than a dozen others were infected with COVID-19.

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Kamloops pulp mill must be sold to third party as part of Domtar/Paper Excellence merger

While the merger of Domtar and Paper Excellence has been approved by the Competition Bureau of Canada, part of the approval means the Kamloops pulp mill must be sold to a third party.

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Wolastoqey chiefs in New Brunswick seek compensation in new land title claim

The new defendants include J.D. Irving Ltd. and 18 of its subsidiaries or related entities, NB Power, Acadian Timber, Twin Rivers Paper, H.J. Crabbe & Sons and A.V. Group. The companies are named in addition to the governments of New Brunswick and Canada.

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UPM continues to aim for business-specific collective bargaining with the Paperworkers' Union

UPM continues to aim for business-specific collective bargaining with the Paperworkers' Union but has also begun preparations for arranging working conditions temporarily without a collective labour agreement until agreements with the union are signed. During this week UPM communicates the temporary terms of work to employees of businesses where the contractual party is the Paperworkers' Union.

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Environmental agencies slam New-Indy mill in Catawba, claim new environmental violations

The U.S. EPA and South Carolina DHEC accused New-Indy Containerboard of new violations to the Clean Air Act and the state Pollution Control Act, including violations related to the South Carolina paper mill's ongoing required reduction of its hydrogen sulfide emissions.

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Chemours Shareholder Suit Over DuPont Spinoff Liabilities Dismissed

A Delaware judge dismissed a suit by Chemours Co. shareholders alleging directors misled them about the company's financial health and legal liabilities when it was spun off from a predecessor of DuPont de Nemours Inc.

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Green Box fraud convict Ron Van Den Heuvel claimed he repaid $6 million in restitution. Prosecutors say he's lying.

Ron Van Den Heuvel, 67, is serving a 90-month sentence in federal prison for fraud stemming from his operation of Green Box, a business that he pitched to investors as a way to convert food-contaminated waste into reusable paper and plastic products.

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Terrace Bay, Ontario paper mill fined over worker injury

The owner of a Terrace Bay pulp and paper mill has been fined for violating Ontario's occupational health and safety rules over a 2019 incident in which a worker became caught in a pulp machine.

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Northern Pulp signals legal action against N.S. government over mill closure

Northern Pulp is once again signalling legal action against the Nova Scotia government over what it says amounts to $450 million in losses it incurred by the closure of the Pictou County pulp mill.

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Mercer International Inc. Announces European Union Investigation Into European Wood Pulp Industry

Mercer International Inc. announces that the European Union has opened a cartel investigation into the wood pulp sector and conducted inspections of major European pulp producers including the Company's German operations. The Company is cooperating with the investigation.

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European Commission is conducting an unannounced inspection at UPM's premises

At this stage, UPM does not have information on the outcome of the inspection. UPM supports the Commission in its investigation but cannot comment any further on the ongoing investigation.

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Mexico fines tampon, diaper makers for price fixing

A regulatory commission in Mexico fined three manufacturers of tampons and diapers just over $15 million for allegedly conspiring to fix prices for the products.

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Residents file motion to intervene in EPA litigation against New Indy, put immediate end to pollution

The motion was filed before Judge Sherri A. Lydon in federal court in the District of South Carolina, Rock Hill Division, and if granted, residents will ask the Court to require New Indy to immediately take all measures necessary to eliminate its dangerous air emissions and comply with the Clean Air Act and EPA's outstanding order.

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Cascades Containerboard fined $375,000 for stench from Niagara Falls paper mill

A Niagara Falls paper mill subject to multiple complaints of foul odors was punished Thursday with a $375,000 fine and state-mandated plant improvements that will cost the plant's owners an estimated $2 million.

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The Supreme Administrative Court has partly accepted Valmet's appeal of the reassessment decision it received

The Supreme Administrative Court has partly accepted Valmet's appeal related to the reassessment decision received by Valmet Technologies Inc concerning tax years 2010-2012.

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Graphic Packaging merger with AR Packaging under investigation by UK's CMA

Graphic Packaging Holding's acquisition of AR Packaging Group AB is under investigation by the United Kingdom's Competition and Market's Authority (CMA).

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Minnesota Power seeking millions from former Duluth paper mill owner Verso

Minnesota Power is seeking millions from Verso Corp., the previous owner of the Duluth paper mill, and warns that other ratepayers could be on the hook if state regulators don't step in to sort things out.

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Federal court case alleges age discrimination by Dunn Paper, Inc. in St. Clair County, Michigan

In the initial summons and complaint filed in May, the court case states Sanilac County resident Kimberly Cory's employment was terminated by the company in an alleged restructuring that lowered the median age of employees by eight years, from 51 to 43.

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Brazilian court authorizes Paper Excellence to conclude Eldorado acquisition

A Brazilian judge has authorized pulp maker Paper Excellence to conclude the acquisition of Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA, the Brazilian company said in a securities filing.

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JD Irving Sussex Sawmill Death Sparks Safety Recommendations

The death of an employee at a Sussex sawmill has led to several recommendations to improve safety.

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