WAMC New York News
12:05 pm
Mon November 7, 2005

Vermont Considering Court Challenge to Stop I-P Tire Burn

Vermont Considering Court Challenge to Stop I-P Tire Burn

Montpelier, VT – International Paper has applied for permission to conduct a test burn of up to 72 tons of tire-derived fuel during a two-week test at its paper mill in Ticonderoga, New York. The paper company hopes to burn the shredded tires to generate electricity to cut down on its oil bills for the plant. This weekend, officials in Vermont said they are considering a lawsuit to stop International Paper Company from conducting the test burn.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.