It would appear that Ponderay Newsprint out of Usk, WA requested the EPA reopen the Public Hearing Comment period. This request is part of Ponderay Newsprint’s enclosed letter.

Could it be that Ponderay Newsprint is having trouble meeting the air quality standards under a Class 2 designation and now has concerns about a Class 1.  Pollution is pollution whether one is under a Class 1 or 2. Industry needs to get its act together and clean up its industry. People and the environment have a right to clean air, water and soil.