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EPA wants more air sampling at West Virginia, Ohio schools
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EPA wants more air sampling at West Virginia, Ohio schools

VIENNA, WV — “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday the air around a Wood County elementary school requires further monitoring because sampling showed high levels of manganese. The agency said there’s no immediate health concern for children at Neale Elementary in Vienna, or at two other schools across the […]

Toxic chemicals: EPA reports on area
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Toxic chemicals: EPA reports on area

MARIETTA — “The latest U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Release Inventory report indicates the amount of toxic substances released by facilities in Washington County decreased by 4.9 million pounds from 2008 to 2009… Eramet Marietta’s total on- and off-site toxic releases were 5.5 million pounds in 2008, but the latest […]

C.A.R.E.S. expanded into Wood County
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C.A.R.E.S. expanded into Wood County

PARKERSBURG — “The Communities Actively Researching Exposure Study on the neurological effects of metals on children, particularly manganese, is being expanded into Wood County, officials announced Wednesday. Coordinated by the University of Cincinnati with the Neighbors for Clean Air program, schools in Marietta and Cambridge and local health departments, the […]

Study into area air set to expand
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Study into area air set to expand

VIENNA, WV — “An ongoing study on the health effects of airborne manganese on Mid-Ohio Valley children is expanding to include Wood County participants. Erin Haynes, assistant professor of environmental health at the University of Cincinnati, spoke to about 50 Mid-Ohio Valley residents Monday at the Vienna Public Library about […]

Researcher to speak on air quality
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Researcher to speak on air quality

VIENNA, WV — “A University of Cincinnati researcher will present additional findings about the air quality in the region Monday at the Vienna Public Library. Erin Haynes of the University of Cincinnati will discuss her preliminary findings on the effects of heavy metals such as manganese, lead and chromium polluting […]

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Preliminary manganese results released

MARIETTA— “The preliminary results of the first comprehensive environmental study of manganese-exposed adults in the U.S. were discussed during a public meeting Thursday evening at Marietta College. The results showed those who live within 2.5 miles of Eramet on Ohio 7 are exposed to higher levels of manganese and they […]

Meeting June 24 on manganese study
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Meeting June 24 on manganese study

MARIETTA — “New information from a long-awaited study on the effects of airborne manganese is set to be presented later this month to those in the Marietta area. Rosemarie Bowler, a neuropsychologist from San Francisco State University, will be in town June 24, along with others involved in the study, […]

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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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