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Howell Comments on Possible Verso Plant Sale

January 10th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

While there has been no news of a potential sale of the former Verso Corp. paper mill- Delegate Gary Howell says he has received indications that progress is being made.  The future of the Luke paper mill currently owned by the Verso Corporation has been an issue of concern for both Maryland and West Virginia elected officials since April when the mill closing was announced.   Verso closed the mill on June 30, which resulted in the loss of nearly 700 on-site jobs and more than 2,000 ancillary jobs for contract workers in trucking, repair and supply, as well as workers in the coal and timber industries. Delegate Howell, who represents Mineral County, said recent talks with Maryland’s Secretary of Commerce about the possible sale of the plant site have been encouraging- although he couldn’t offer many specifics…

1 comment on this post.
  1. mac:

    His comment is that he can’t comment. That’s not a comment so why comment?

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