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Court says coal discharge into bay is illegal

...court judges disagreed. Coal is not on the list of non-storm-water discharges, such as those used by certain timber-product facilities, that are allowed by the permit, the judges said.They sent the case back to Burgess for further proceedings...
For Tongass' future, panelists talk timber

...said.Forestry Consultant Don Reimer, based out of Vancouver, B.C., introduced the idea of cross-laminated timber products. Through modern engineering and technology, second-growth timber could be manufactured into "plywood on steroids...
Ketchikan Borough may take legal action against environmental groups

...mail campaign against Springfield, Ore.-based Timber Products Co. in late March, encouraging the company to end...not using wood from the Tongass National Forest. Timber Products has since said it won't be buying Ketchikan's...
Locally milled lumber finds market

...will bring to Juneau this summer. According to Tyler, 10 percent of the Tongass National Forest yields high-grade timber products, which are cut and shipped to the Lower 48, where they are re-milled, dried and planed for companies such as...
AIDEA may purchase veneer plant to avert foreclosure

...Gateway's assets and leasing them to Timber Products Co., of Medford Ore., and...board member Deborah Sedwick. Timber Products would operate the plant and sell...meeting Tuesday with officials from Timber Products and Sealaska to discuss details...
Ketchikan borough buys mill to end auction

...avert the auction. The state development agency hoped to form a three-way partnership with Sealaska Corp. and Timber Products Co. of Oregon, to supply and operate the mill. The borough still intends to sell the facility to AIDEA. The Ketchikan...
Gov. Murkowski says progress being made on Ketchikan veneer mill

...Frank Murkowski said Friday. Timber Products Corp., a Springfield, Ore...officials have been negotiating with Timber Products to reopen the plant and begin...45 people. Under the deal, Timber Products would operate the plant, and...
Tongass Futures Roundtable begins first meeting of year in Juneau

...logging practices in the Southeast. Botelho said such conflicts between conservation values, economic values and timber products have often resulted in helped such groups work together and find compatibilities. A large portion of the afternoon...
Southeast Conference, a voice for the region

...the development of value-added and high-grade timber products. A number of kilns are being established in the region...opportunity for a greater variety of Southeast Alaska timber products. Strategies for Southeast Alaska's commercial fisheries...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The size also will make it more practical for Gateway to eventually expand into production of other value-added timber products that critics of the Alaska timber industry have advocated in recent years. It can expect solid backing from the Ketchikan...


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