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Stone Container settles pollution allegations


September 20, 2004
By Pulp & Paper Canada

The U.S. has settled alleged violations of federal and state air pollution control laws at the Stone Container Corp…

The U.S. has settled alleged violations of federal and state air pollution control laws at the Stone Container Corporation’s pulp and paper plant in West Point, Virginia. The company has agreed to pay a $950,000 penalty and to install pollution control equipment to resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act and Virginia’s Air Pollution Control Law.

The U.S. and Virginia alleged that Stone Container and predecessor corporations St. Laurent Paper Products Corporation and Chesapeake Corporation violated several regulations designed to limit emissions of sulfur dioxide.

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