Greenpeace blocks SCA Östrand pulp mill

October 16, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: International

Greenpeace activists are protesting against the alleged destruction of “the last critical forest landscapes in northern Sweden.” Today, the activists of Greenpeace Nordic have blocked the entrances to the SCA Östrand pulp mill in Timrå, Sweden, in order to protest against what they call destruction of the “last critical forest landscapes in northern Sweden.” Greenpeace alleges that the SCA Östrand pulp mill, which is also supplying pulp to the tissue maker Essity, is sourcing its wood from logging companies that are destroying forests declared by the Swedish government as being of “particularly high ecological preservation values.” 

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