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Eramet Marietta study shows correlation between manganese and low IQ in children
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Eramet Marietta study shows correlation between manganese and low IQ in children

MARIETTA — A research study published today in the Environmental Health Perspectives journal, concluded that both low and high manganese concentrations in the blood and hair of school aged children were, “negatively associated with child IQ scores.” Dr. Erin Haynes, Associate Professor of Epidemiology  of the University of Cincinnati Department of […]

Eramet Marietta fire extinguished; No injuries reported
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Eramet Marietta fire extinguished; No injuries reported

MARIETTA — “The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says due to the rapid response of fire departments, the fire at Eramet Marietta was brought under control and was extinguished. The exact cause of the fire isn’t known, but the fire was put out about an hour after it broke out, shortly […]

Eramet fears new EPA rule
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Eramet fears new EPA rule

Company official says rules could shut down plant PARKERSBURG, WV — “New emission regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could result in the shutdown of a local ferroalloys plant, a company representative said Tuesday. ‘We don’t want to panic people, but people need to understand what’s going on,’ said […]

Eramet Marietta ordered to pay $75,000 to settle 2005 hazardous waste violation
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Eramet Marietta ordered to pay $75,000 to settle 2005 hazardous waste violation

MARIETTA — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced on Tuesday that he had settled  a 2005 hazardous waste case with Eramet Marietta. Eramet has agreed to eliminate potential threats to public health and the environment from its 834 Crystallizer Unit. The company has submitted a hazardous waste closure plan to Ohio […]

Eramet Marietta good neighbor campaign update
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Eramet Marietta good neighbor campaign update

MARIETTA — At a recent meeting for its subsidiaries from around the world, Eramet featured a discussion of the good neighbor campaign that Ohio Citizen Action and Neighbors for Clean Air conducted at the Eramet manganese refinery in Marietta.  The company invited me to participate in their July 20, 2011 meeting […]

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Incident impacts Eramet schedule

MARIETTA – “The shutdown of Eramet Marietta’s No. 18 ferromanganese furnace due to an operational incident Sunday evening will apparently impact the company’s production schedule for an as-yet undetermined period of time. On Monday Eramet officials declared a ‘force majeure event’ – an unanticipated and uncontrollable incident that may affect […]

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Eramet “incident” launches investigation

MARIETTA – “An incident at Eramet over the weekend has left one furnace off line and started an internal investigation.” “Eramet spokes people tell us that at roughly 8:00 Sunday night a “incident” caused damage to furnace number 18. Officials at the plant say they are not able to characterize […]

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Eramet praised for $150M proposal
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Eramet praised for $150M proposal

58,375 citizens sent letters to decision makers supporting the campaign (…)

Neighbors and families joining together to prevent pollution
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Neighbors and families joining together to prevent pollution

Ohio Citizen Action uses strength in numbers to get results. Non-profit and non-partisan, Ohio Citizen Action was founded in 1975. Ohio Citizen Action practices door-to-door democracy across the state. We combine original, news-making research and an extraordinary ability to stay in touch with members door-to-door and on the phone. Citizen […]