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These excerpts taken from the LPX 10-K filed Feb 27, 2009.

South American Operations

3 plants—705 million square feet annual capacity.  3/8” basis

 

     Square feet
in millions

Panguipulli, Chile

   130

Lautaro, Chile 2

   175

Ponta Grossa, Brazil

   400

 

Plywood

   Golden, BC, Canada     

 

1

In addition to the plants described, our 50/50 joint venture with Canfor Corporation owns and operates a plant in Ft. St. John, British Columbia, Canada, that has an annual production capacity of 820 million square feet of OSB.

2

Facility indefinitely curtailed at December 31, 2008.

3

The Hayward, WI siding facility produces both commodity OSB and OSB siding.

4

The East River, Nova Scotia, Canada plant produces both hardboard panel products and Canexel siding products.

5

In addition to the plant described, our 50/50 joint venture with Abitibi-Consolidated owns and operates a plant in St. Prime, Quebec, Canada and a plant in La Rouche, Quebec, Canada. The combined annual production capacity of these facilities is 140 million lineal feet.

6

The Wilmington, NC facility was indefinitely curtailed as of February 17, 2009.

7

The Houlton, ME LSL facility can produce both commodity OSB and LSL.

8

The above table does not reflect the 12 cellulose insulation facilities that are operated by U.S. GreenFiber, LLC, our 50/50 joint venture with Casella Waste Systems.

CANADIAN TIMBERLAND LICENSE AGREEMENTS

 

Location

   Acres

British Columbia

   9,200,000

Manitoba

   8,900,000

Quebec

   27,100,000
    

Total timberlands under license agreements in Canada

   45,200,000
    

We also have timber-cutting rights on approximately 48,706 acres on government and privately owned timberlands in the U.S.

Our Canadian subsidiary has arrangements with four Canadian provincial governments which give our subsidiary the right to harvest a volume of wood off public land from defined forest areas under supply and forest

 

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management agreements, long-term pulpwood agreements, and various other timber licenses. The acreage noted above is the gross amount of the licenses and is not reflective of the amount of timber acreage that we currently manage. We also obtain wood from private parties in certain cases where the provincial governments require us to obtain logs from private parties prior to harvesting from the licenses to meet our raw materials needs. The timberland licenses above do not include the timber we have under license associated with our joint venture OSB mill with Canfor Corporation located in British Columbia.

 

ITEM 3. Legal Proceedings

Certain environmental matters and legal proceedings are discussed below.

South American Operations

3 plants—705 million square feet annual capacity.  3/8” basis

 

     Square feet
in millions

Panguipulli, Chile

   130

Lautaro, Chile 2

   175

Ponta Grossa, Brazil

   400

 

Plywood

   Golden, BC, Canada     

 

1

In addition to the plants described, our 50/50 joint venture with Canfor Corporation owns and operates a plant in Ft. St. John, British Columbia, Canada, that has an annual production capacity of 820 million square feet of OSB.

2

Facility indefinitely curtailed at December 31, 2008.

3

The Hayward, WI siding facility produces both commodity OSB and OSB siding.

4

The East River, Nova Scotia, Canada plant produces both hardboard panel products and Canexel siding products.

5

In addition to the plant described, our 50/50 joint venture with Abitibi-Consolidated owns and operates a plant in St. Prime, Quebec, Canada and a plant in La Rouche, Quebec, Canada. The combined annual production capacity of these facilities is 140 million lineal feet.

6

The Wilmington, NC facility was indefinitely curtailed as of February 17, 2009.

7

The Houlton, ME LSL facility can produce both commodity OSB and LSL.

8

The above table does not reflect the 12 cellulose insulation facilities that are operated by U.S. GreenFiber, LLC, our 50/50 joint venture with Casella Waste Systems.

CANADIAN TIMBERLAND LICENSE AGREEMENTS

 

Location

   Acres

British Columbia

   9,200,000

Manitoba

   8,900,000

Quebec

   27,100,000
    

Total timberlands under license agreements in Canada

   45,200,000
    

We also have timber-cutting rights on approximately 48,706 acres on government and privately owned timberlands in the U.S.

Our Canadian subsidiary has arrangements with four Canadian provincial governments which give our subsidiary the right to harvest a volume of wood off public land from defined forest areas under supply and forest

 

12


management agreements, long-term pulpwood agreements, and various other timber licenses. The acreage noted above is the gross amount of the licenses and is not reflective of the amount of timber acreage that we currently manage. We also obtain wood from private parties in certain cases where the provincial governments require us to obtain logs from private parties prior to harvesting from the licenses to meet our raw materials needs. The timberland licenses above do not include the timber we have under license associated with our joint venture OSB mill with Canfor Corporation located in British Columbia.

 

ITEM 3. Legal Proceedings

Certain environmental matters and legal proceedings are discussed below.

South American Operations

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   Square feet
in millions

Panguipulli, Chile

  130

Lautaro, Chile 2

  175

Ponta Grossa, Brazil

  400

 
















Plywood

  Golden, BC, Canada    

 





1

In addition to the plants described, our 50/50 joint venture with Canfor Corporation owns and operates a plant in Ft.
St. John, British Columbia, Canada, that has an annual production capacity of 820 million square feet of OSB.





2

Facility indefinitely curtailed at December 31, 2008.





3

The Hayward, WI siding facility produces both commodity OSB and OSB siding.





4

The East River, Nova Scotia, Canada plant produces both hardboard panel products and Canexel siding products.





5

In addition to the plant described, our 50/50 joint venture with Abitibi-Consolidated owns and operates a plant in St.
Prime, Quebec, Canada and a plant in La Rouche, Quebec, Canada. The combined annual production capacity of these facilities is 140 million lineal feet.





6

The Wilmington, NC facility was indefinitely curtailed as of February 17, 2009.





7

The Houlton, ME LSL facility can produce both commodity OSB and LSL.





8

The above table does not reflect the 12 cellulose insulation facilities that are operated by U.S. GreenFiber, LLC, our
50/50 joint venture with Casella Waste Systems.

CANADIAN TIMBERLAND LICENSE AGREEMENTS

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Location

  Acres

British Columbia

  9,200,000

Manitoba

  8,900,000

Quebec

  27,100,000
   

Total timberlands under license agreements in Canada

  45,200,000
   

We also have timber-cutting rights on approximately 48,706 acres on government and privately owned
timberlands in the U.S.

Our Canadian subsidiary has arrangements with four Canadian provincial governments which give our subsidiary the
right to harvest a volume of wood off public land from defined forest areas under supply and forest

 


12









management agreements, long-term pulpwood agreements, and various other timber licenses. The acreage noted above is the gross amount of the licenses and is
not reflective of the amount of timber acreage that we currently manage. We also obtain wood from private parties in certain cases where the provincial governments require us to obtain logs from private parties prior to harvesting from the licenses
to meet our raw materials needs. The timberland licenses above do not include the timber we have under license associated with our joint venture OSB mill with Canfor Corporation located in British Columbia.

STYLE="font-size:18px;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"> 





ITEM 3.Legal Proceedings

Certain
environmental matters and legal proceedings are discussed below.

South American Operations

STYLE="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px;padding-bottom:3px;line-height:95%; vertical-align:top">3 plants—705 million square feet annual capacity.  3SIZE="2">/8” basis

 
























   Square feet
in millions

Panguipulli, Chile

  130

Lautaro, Chile 2

  175

Ponta Grossa, Brazil

  400

 
















Plywood

  Golden, BC, Canada    

 





1

In addition to the plants described, our 50/50 joint venture with Canfor Corporation owns and operates a plant in Ft.
St. John, British Columbia, Canada, that has an annual production capacity of 820 million square feet of OSB.





2

Facility indefinitely curtailed at December 31, 2008.





3

The Hayward, WI siding facility produces both commodity OSB and OSB siding.





4

The East River, Nova Scotia, Canada plant produces both hardboard panel products and Canexel siding products.





5

In addition to the plant described, our 50/50 joint venture with Abitibi-Consolidated owns and operates a plant in St.
Prime, Quebec, Canada and a plant in La Rouche, Quebec, Canada. The combined annual production capacity of these facilities is 140 million lineal feet.





6

The Wilmington, NC facility was indefinitely curtailed as of February 17, 2009.





7

The Houlton, ME LSL facility can produce both commodity OSB and LSL.





8

The above table does not reflect the 12 cellulose insulation facilities that are operated by U.S. GreenFiber, LLC, our
50/50 joint venture with Casella Waste Systems.

CANADIAN TIMBERLAND LICENSE AGREEMENTS

STYLE="font-size:12px;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"> 




































Location

  Acres

British Columbia

  9,200,000

Manitoba

  8,900,000

Quebec

  27,100,000
   

Total timberlands under license agreements in Canada

  45,200,000
   

We also have timber-cutting rights on approximately 48,706 acres on government and privately owned
timberlands in the U.S.

Our Canadian subsidiary has arrangements with four Canadian provincial governments which give our subsidiary the
right to harvest a volume of wood off public land from defined forest areas under supply and forest

 


12









management agreements, long-term pulpwood agreements, and various other timber licenses. The acreage noted above is the gross amount of the licenses and is
not reflective of the amount of timber acreage that we currently manage. We also obtain wood from private parties in certain cases where the provincial governments require us to obtain logs from private parties prior to harvesting from the licenses
to meet our raw materials needs. The timberland licenses above do not include the timber we have under license associated with our joint venture OSB mill with Canfor Corporation located in British Columbia.

STYLE="font-size:18px;margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"> 





ITEM 3.Legal Proceedings

Certain
environmental matters and legal proceedings are discussed below.

EXCERPTS ON THIS PAGE:

10-K (4 sections)
Feb 27, 2009
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