GP has unplanned event

Published 11:43 am Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Some residents were awoken Tuesday morning to a sound similar to a jet engine or a roaring noise.

Julie VanDeWater, manager of communications and public affairs at Georgia Pacific, said that the company had an unplanned event that tripped a turbine generator that cause a relief valve to open.

She said the event happened around 2 a.m.

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“We are back to normal,” she said. “There was no threat to the public.”