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Republic Paperboard will be upgrading their facility which will help alleviate odor in West Lawton.

The City of Lawton and Republic Paperboard LLC have announced the approval of a $15 million

upgrade project to Republic’s Lawton facility. Republic’s upgrades are designed to enhance its

wastewater purification efficiency and to address its contributions to occasional odors in west


News Director, Bekah Fountain talked with City of Lawton's Director of Public Utilities Rusty Whisenhunt about how this will help the Lawton - Fort Sill Community.

Bekah received her degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Alabama in Birmingham with a minor in political science. She is a matcha connoisseur, reader, gamer, and dog lover. When she’s not working you can always find her in a book, spending time with family and her pup Senbei.