New York looks at logging infrastructure

In the winter and spring of 2016, wood markets in the Adirondack Region of New York were robust. This part of Upstate New York has two pulp and paper mills and numerous hardwood sawmills that have long anchored the region’s markets. In addition, a new biomass plant was starting operations, wood pellet manufacturers were struggling to keep up with demand, pulp mills from the north and south were actively buying wood in the region, and firewood markets were strong. All of this demand was great for loggers, but the supply infrastructure was struggling to keep up, and mills were worried about getting enough wood.


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