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Facilities Eyed for Mercury

Local Industrial Plants May Not Meet EPA Requirements

March 24, 2013

NATRIUM — More than a dozen industrial plants located along the Ohio River could be impacted by new mercury discharge limits set to take effect later this year. The new limits, imposed by the U.S....

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mikeyd

Mar-24-13 7:58 AM

all of this and we aren't allowed to know what is in fracking fluid.why pick on our companies?favoritism?the government is not supposed to show favoritism.we were taught that in the military.so mercury is the cause of all of the mood swings on here?now we know.here i thought that whore moans caused it.

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daWraith

Mar-24-13 8:12 AM

Maybe OV should build a Polluters Hall of Fame Museum, like the Football Hall of Fame in Canton?

Yeah not much of a tourism attraction I guess. . . .

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rover1958

Mar-24-13 10:15 AM

Thank God for Obama and the Democrats. They are all that can save communities along the Ohio River from having kids and grandkids with three eyes and webbed hands & feet.

The 1 percent 'we create jobs' crowd. Unfortunately, those 'jobs' kill the rest of us.

The 1 percent wants to dump more and more poison into the River but the EPA is watching.

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daWraith

Mar-24-13 11:00 AM

Dr. Rover, PHD in Stupidity from Podunk Univ; the VALLEY has been DOMINATED by DUMMORATS for the last 50 years.

How is that polluted piece of S*** working out for ya, dumbass??

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Wheeldog

Mar-24-13 4:16 PM

Mercury is super bad stuff. Ever hear of the Mad Hatter disease? In the middle ages hat makers used mercury in the manufacture of men's top hats, They literally went mad from the effects on their brains. Mercury can have toxic effects in very small quantities. It can particularly negatively impact children.

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TrollSlayer

Mar-24-13 5:55 PM

If the waste going into the river from those plants has a concentration of mercury lower than the concentration of mercury in river water that waste would actually be reducing the concentration of mercury in the river. But I’m sure Wheeldog and rover would still be babbling about the plants putting mercury into the river. Do either of you have any idea what the term concentration means?

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