Coal in Dan Veniez’s stocking well past Christmas


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The Daily News has what may be the first interview with Dan Veniez since the controversial industrialist was named chair of Ridley Terminals.

Veniez has almost become mythical over the years, thanks to his efforts in the early part of this century to, restructure and resuscitate the Watson Island Pulp Mill. It was an effort that eventually was abandoned due to a lack of financing leaving the mill in bankruptcy and the local economy in a tailspin, twin events that also coincided with a split of the town down any number of directions, like no other issue has in the past.

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article  atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 2394429094) –


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