West Point paper mill files for bankruptcy
One of the area’s largest employers, Smurfit-Stone Container Corp., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to published reports.
posted 02.04.2009Citizens oppose more effluent in Urbanna Creek
During the January 21 public hearing on a wastewater treatment plant proposed for Saluda, citizens asked the State Water Control Board (SWCB) to consider alternatives to dumping treated wastewater into Urbanna Creek.
posted 01.29.2009Land application of wastewater utilizes nutrients
For more than 18 years, Kilmer’s Point and Cedar Pointe subdivisions near Urbanna have used air, sunlight and land to treat their wastewater. It is sprayed on a 14-acre field where remaining nutrients become fertilizer for plants.
posted 01.29.2009Dock expansion denied by VMRC
On Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) denied a request by Potomac Timber Investments LLC to expand the number of boat slips at the Urbanna Yachting Center Marina, located on Watling Street at Urbanna Creek. The commission’s action followed a public hearing.