Appling lumber company fined

An Appling, Ga., lumber company will pay fines totaling $10,000 to settle air quality violations related to its failure to properly maintain operating records, according to Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division.

In addition to paying the fines, Pollard Lumber Company Inc. also agreed to implement new and more accurate methods for calculating lumber production, according to a consent order posted in EPD’s Web site.

The consent order, posted today, was issued Feb. 20.

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