EU sanctions include a price cap on Russian oil, stricter bans on wood pulp and paper

The Tree Frog Forestry News
October 6, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

The European Union approved new sanctions against Russia, including stricter bans on wood pulp, paper, steel and plastic. In related news: Resolute is recruiting Ukrainian immigrants for its Thunder Bay mill. In other Business news: WestRock is closing its Minnesota recycled paper mill; Drax is acquiring the remaining 10% interest in Alabama Pellets; UPM expands its pulp business in Uruguay; and mass timber updates from North and South of the 49th. 

In Forestry/Climate news: Premier Horgan seeks climate deal with West Coast governors; a new study say climate change makes drought 20 times more likely; US scientists study seedling survival post-wildfire; and more on CBC’s investigation into Drax’s fibre sourcing in BC.

Finally, Hampton Lumber plants larch to put a smile on the hill for Route 18 travellers.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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