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MDE alleges closed paper mill is polluting Potomac River

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh successfully argued that not every criticism of a person holding a position of public trust addresses a matter of public concern. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

A now-closed paper mill in Western Maryland is accused of polluting the North Branch of the Potomac River by improperly dumping “pulping liquor,” which sparked complaints over the summer. Luke Paper Mill, in Allegany County, manufactured paper products until its ...

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