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Manganese study meeting Thursday will include Marietta information
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Manganese study meeting Thursday will include Marietta information

EAST LIVERPOOL — “My name is Dr. Rosemarie Bowler and I am a neuropsychologist and a faculty member at San Francisco State University (SFSU)… In November of 2011, SFSU received a federal contract from the U.S. EPA to conduct a health study of adults exposed to environmental manganese in East […]

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 […]

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Ohio EPA reveals good news on Valley’s air quality

MARIETTA — “Representatives of Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency had some good news for Washington County and the Parkersburg-Marietta area during a public hearing at the county library Thursday. ‘We’re asking the U.S. EPA to recognize that Washington County has now attained the 1997 federal fine particulate standard, which is a […]

U.S. EPA seeks comment on proposed rule change for ferroalloys
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U.S. EPA seeks comment on proposed rule change for ferroalloys

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. EPA is considering stronger pollution limits on the toxic air pollutants from manganese refinery Eramet Marietta Incorporated and similar sources.  These emissions include manganese, lead, hydrochloric acid, mercury, nickel, arsenic, chromium, and others.  The U.S. EPA has recognized that these pollutants create a high health risk […]

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Health study on East Liverpool kids

EAST LIVERPOOL — “An Ohio scientist is asking for help from families in East Liverpool and its surrounding areas for a pilot study that will determine health effects from manganese-emitting companies along the Ohio River. Dr. Erin Haynes, an Environmental Health Scientist at the University of Cincinnati is fostering a […]

Funding available for East Liverpool health study
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Funding available for East Liverpool health study

EAST LIVERPOOL, OH — “A California University has received grant funding for a manganese health study in East Liverpool. According to a press release submitted by San Francisco State University, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding the funding for the a health study of adults exposed to environmental manganese […]

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 […]

New sensor seen as tool to detect manganese
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New sensor seen as tool to detect manganese

MARIETTA — “There has been little research completed on the health effects of manganese, which is required at a low level in human bodies. Some studies have linked high levels to tremors or movement disorders in children. Manganese is emitted into local air by Eramet, on Ohio 7 outside Marietta, […]

Disposable sensor detects heavy metals in humans
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Disposable sensor detects heavy metals in humans

CINCINNATI — “Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have created a disposable lab-on-a-chip sensor that can test levels of potentially harmful heavy metals in humans in as few as 10 minutes. Their work, published in the August issue of the journal Biomedical Microdevices, is co-authored by assistant professor of environmental […]