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Georgia-Pacific’s St. Johns Pipeline Delayed

From the St. Augustine Daily Record:

Georgia-Pacific’s paper plant in Palatka will not be allowed to build its proposed new 40-million-gallons-per-day pipeline into the middle of the St. Johns River until the company lowers its discharge of dioxin, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection said Monday.
A six-page letter from DEP’s Northeast District Director Gregory J. Strong lists other corrective actions the company must complete before the agency will consider the pipeline permit.
“We have new information as a result of the high-volume sampling conducted last year,” Strong said Monday afternoon.

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