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What was once the bustling Evergreen Pulp mill is today a forlorn factory of smokestacks and tan buildings clustered quietly beside the still, gray waters of the Arcata harbor near Eureka, Calif.
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The closure of Evergreen Pulp Mill in October 2008 not only wiped out employment for more than 200 North Coast residents, it also squashed their health insurance coverage despite promises to the contrary, former pulp mill wife Gail Mellow told
The McKinleyville Community Services District will be raising water rates 5 percent in July, due to costs associated with the closure of the Evergreen Pulp mill, according to General Manager Tom Marking.
The last time 49-year-old Keith McKinney of Manila had to look for a job he was just 18 years old. He spent 29 years working as a millwright for Simpson in Korbel, before taking a job at the Evergreen Pulp mill.
The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District board on Tuesday agreed to reduce its past due bills to Evergreen Pulp, Inc., to help a sale of the Samoa mill go through — but wanted assurance that it wouldn’t be the only creditor making concessions…. >>> Rest of the Story
The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District will hold a special meeting today regarding its industrial water service to the Samoa Peninsula. The meeting is geared toward discussing remedies to Evergreen Pulp’s failure to pay its most recent water… >>> Rest of the Story
The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board has filed a complaint for $453,000 against Evergreen Pulp Inc. for routine violations at its Samoa plant throughout 2008…. >>> Rest of the Story
The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District will once again consider what to do about the Evergreen Pulp Mill’s failure to pay its most recent bill at its regular meeting Thursday.
The clock is ticking on the Evergreen Pulp mill as regulators have signaled their intent to revoke its water quality permit or buckle down on the pollution the plant releases into the ocean.
As regional water officials ponder how to handle another default on a payment from the Evergreen Pulp mill, company leaders aren’t talking about the plant’s future.
So far, it has been a rough holiday season for John Mathson. In mid-October, Evergreen Pulp mill announced it would be closing, at least temporarily, its Samoa mill, where Mathson had worked for more than 39 years.
The Evergreen Pulp mill gained some breathing room on its vital water service by brokering a deal with a neighbor and promising to pay the remainder of its water bill by next week.
The president and CEO of Evergreen Pulp Inc. said Wednesday that the company intends to reopen the Samoa mill, but market conditions and litigation are slowing arrangements.
The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District will hold a special meeting on Monday to discuss how to handle the Evergreen Pulp mill’s delinquent water bill.
The possibility that Evergreen Pulp will reopen in the next several months — at least under its current ownership — appears to be dimming. A skeleton crew of eight union workers walked away from the mill after Evergreen didn’t pay them for