News and Views from Millwatch

Sludgery: a Memoir

By Delores Broten The Reach for Unbleached Foundation has published a comprehensive account of its work on the issue of pulp mill sludge disposal in British Columbia, spanning three decades in the Sludge Files. It is all there – live links to what test results we...

read more

Explosion at the International Paper Mill

Article by Derek Cosson, January 22, 2017 Click here to view the original article on The Pulse website. A large explosion took place Sunday evening at the International Paper mill in Cantonment, Fla. near Pensacola, with residents reportedly hearing the explosion as...

read more

Toxic Moss in Portland

Original Article: The New York Times By: KIRK JOHNSON MARCH 2, 2016 PORTLAND, Ore. — The 346 clumps of moss that science researchers from the United States Forest Service scraped from tree trunks and branches across this city looked as ordinary as moss gets — ancient,...

read more

Surplus land nets Catalyst $4.5 million

Group also has pending deal for Wildwood PRSC parcels by Chris Bolster | reporter@prpeak.com Photo: Catalyst has sold a large parcel of land just under 600 acres adjacent to the mill site to an undisclosed group. The group also has a pending deal with the city for...

read more

Canada Sued Under NAFTA

By: Joyce Nelson Trade officials and representatives in Europe and around the world are learning more about the controversial Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanism that is now part of many trade deals, and they are balking at its inclusion in deals like...

read more

New film: The Future of Paper

BY: MANDY HAGGITH A new film expressing a vision for the future of paper was launched by civil society today in advance of Paper World, the paper industry gathering in Frankfurt, Germany. The film argues that as a global society we need to look at this everyday...

read more