Georgia-Pacific is announcing they will be leaving the paper business, leaving more than 600 workers from the Port Hudson plant without a job.
A spokesperson for the company said it will be permanently stopping all paper machines, in addition to its wood yard and pulp mill. Employees have been told they'll be kept on until March when production is stopped.
They say they are not going to completely shut down the Port Hudson, as they'll still keep around 300 employees on as part of the consumer tissue and towel business.
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