Gov't Pushing Back on Black Liquor

But American paper lobby groups appear to have won round one.

USDA Photo: Keith Weller
A technician examines black liquor, a biofuel byproduct of the kraft papermaking process.
Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 04/22/2009 12:00 am EDT

International Trade Minister Stockwell Day is stepping up his lobbying efforts in Washington to counter America's black liquor "loophole," which the Canadian paper industry fears could put many Canadian mills out of business.

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