MWA: Graphic Packaging problems caused 100 million-gallon spills into Ocmulgee River

More problems at Macon’s Graphic Packaging plant sent more than 100 million gallons of polluted wastewater into the Ocmulgee River.

On Tuesday, the Macon Water Authority called it a “major spill” that started Dec. 27 and is still continuing.

They say freezing weather in late December caused key equipment at Graphic Packaging to fail.

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