Black Liquor 'Subsidy' Touches Off Storm

Already reeling from slumping demand and the global economic slowdown, the Canadian paper industry is calling for speedy government action to counter a hefty American subsidy they say could be the final nail in the coffin for many struggling Canadian pulp mills.

The Hill Times Photo: Jake Wright
Paper industry representatives spoke with Trade Minister Stockwell Day last week in which they warned the tax credit is “game changing.”
Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 04/15/2009 12:00 am EDT

Already reeling from slumping demand and the global economic slowdown, the Canadian paper industry is calling for speedy government action to counter a hefty American subsidy they say could be the final nail in the coffin for many struggling Canadian pulp mills.

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