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G-P Winds Down in Coos Bay

Georgia Pacific Wood Products is closing its lumber mill in Coos Bay, Or., citing overseas competition for logs and unreliable rail service.

Georgia Pacific Wood Products is closing its lumber mill in Coos Bay, Or., citing overseas competition for logs and unreliable rail service.

The 25-year-old mill stopped production on April 4, but the first of the 111 employees won’t begin to be laid off until early June.

 

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