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March 9, 2014 1:00 AM

Self-reliance creates new world for everyone buying electricity

Tucked in the news release announcing the sale of Simpson Lumber Co.’s Tacoma Kraft Mill to RockTenn was a sentence that, when combined with other developments, has a lot to say not so much about this particular facility or the pulp and paper industry but where the electricity you use is going to come from — and how much you might pay for it.

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