Group Warns Rayonier Of Suit Over River Cleanup

Law360, New York (December 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An environmental group has warned Rayonier Inc. of its plans to sue the international forest products company if it does not take action to stop its Georgia pulp mill from allegedly leaking foul-smelling, coffee-colored discharges into a nearby river.

Attorneys representing Altamaha Riverkeeper on Tuesday gave notice to Rayonier and its unit Rayonier Performance Fibers that it intended to sue them in 60 days, claiming the companies have breached the Clean Water Act for several years by allowing the Jesup facility to emit effluent into the...
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