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EPA plans to cap cement plant mercury emissions; Industry ...

 · Earthjustice, a Washington D.C. environmental law firm, sued the EPA in 2007 to force a limit on mercury emissions from cement kilns. The firm filed the suit on behalf of six environmental groups and nine states, including Michigan, New York, Illinois and Pennsylvania.

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Cement Plant Pollution Harms Health < Moms Clean Air Force

 · The local plant is on the EPA''s high priority violator of the Clean Air Act list. They have been in violation of the Clean Air Act for 12 of 12 quarters, and were most recently fined just under $45,000 in July. Back in 2005 they violated over 1,000 times in one year and were only fined $321,000. I have personally been effected by the cement ...

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Indiana cement plant to pay millions in fines, upgrades ...

 · Indiana cement plant to pay millions in fines, upgrades over alleged Clean Air Act violations. A Greencastle, Ind. cement plant is facing more than …

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Ash Grove

Ash Grove, a CRH company, is a leader and pioneer in the cement industry. For over 137 years, we have provided portland and masonry cements to construct the highways, bridges, commercial and industrial complexes, homes, and other structures fundamental to …

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Cement

Partner with GCC for all your cement solutions. Cement. Well Cement. GCC''s well cements provide superior strength and set times for the rigors in the field under extreme conditions. Cement. Low CO2. We offer a suite of products with lower CO2/ton impact. We support products that provide long-term durability to build sustainable communities.

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How Cement Is Made

After the clinker is cooled, cement plants grind it and mix it with small amounts of gypsum and limestone. Cement is so fine that 1 pound of cement contains 150 billion grains. The cement is now ready for transport to ready-mix concrete companies to be used in a variety of construction projects.

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EPA imposes new pollution limits on boilers, cement plants ...

 · Earthjustice staff attorney James Pew, who fought earlier versions in federal court, called the set of rules "an avalanche of bad news." ... There are fewer than 115 cement plants in the ...

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List of us cement plants

List of us cement plants Products. As a leading global manufacturer of crushing, grinding and mining equipments, we offer advanced, reasonable solutions for any size-reduction requirements including, List of us cement plants, quarry, aggregate, and different kinds of minerals.

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EPA sets final limit on cement plant mercury pollution ...

 · Environmental law firm Earthjustice sued the agency four times in an effort to force a cap on cement plant mercury emissions. Earthjustice called the new standards "strong" in this release. The group also pointed to the Lafarge cement plant in northeastern Michigan as a particular problem:

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The Cement Industry, One of the World''s Largest CO2 ...

 · Cement is the second most-consumed resource in the world, with more than 4 billion tons of the material produced globally every year. As a result, the industry generates approximately 8 percent of global CO2 emissions, not far behind the agriculture industry, which accounts for 12 percent.Ranked with CO2 emissions from individual countries, the cement industry would be the third-highest ...

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Cement Kiln

Cement Plants in Mexico Source: "Energy Use in the Cement Industry in North America, Emissions, Waste Generation and Pollution Control, 1990-2001," 2003, p11.

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Rule targets cement plant mercury emissions | Local ...

Rule targets cement plant mercury emissions. By MAURY THOMPSON. Mar 7, 2011. Mar 7, 2011 Updated Mar 7, 2011. 9. Editor`s Special! 1 year only $26. 1 of 3. T.J. [email protected]

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Fives in Cement | Minerals

 · Engineering & Projects Thanks to its large experience in engineering and project management (EP, EPC...), Fives supports any kind of projects, from equipment to complete plants in greenfield, brownfield or revamping projects, providing a wide range of capabilities from design & materials testing up to commissioning & handing-over.

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NY Plant at Heart of Cement Making Air Pollution Battle ...

 · The cement industry announced last Friday it''s going to fight the new rules, and Earthjustice has responded quickly. On behalf of six environmental groups, the law firm is …

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Seattle''s cement plants puff out toxic mercury, report ...

 · Two Seattle cement plants puff out as much as 91 pounds of mercury each year, according to a report released today by the environmental groups Earthjustice …

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Cement emissions raise mercury in rivers, groups say ...

 · A cement industry representative said plant operators expect EPA to recommend new anti-pollution rules within months. Papers filed in a court case indicate that could happen by September.

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Cement Manufacturing Enforcement Initiative | US EPA

The cement manufacturing industry was an EPA New Source Review/Prevention of Significant Deterioration (NSR/PSD) national enforcement initiative in fiscal years 2008-2010 and was continued as a Reducing Air Pollution from the Largest Sources national enforcement initiative for fiscal years 2011-2013. The cement sector is the third largest industrial source of pollution, emitting more than ...

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Communities Ask Court for Protection from Toxic Air ...

 · Earthjustice filed the stay motion on their behalf in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Read the groups'' motion. Cement plants are among the nation''s worst polluters, emitting vast quantities of particulate matter, mercury, lead, and other hazardous air pollutants.

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EPA to finalize first restrictions on mercury from cement ...

The final rule would apply to most of the cement plants in the United States, ... EPA''s review of the cement industry rules followed a settlement with Earthjustice and nine states, which claimed ...

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Mountain Cement Company

Mountain Cement Company - Home. Welcome to Mountain Cement Company. Since 1927, the Mountain Cement Company in Laramie, Wyoming has been producing high quality portland cement used in Wyoming and across the West for the construction of roads, bridges, buildings, energy services and residential construction.

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Maschmeyer Concrete Company of Florida:: Concrete | Block ...

In 1986, Maschmeyer Concrete opened its doors as a concrete supplier in the state of Florida. The company is now one of the leading privately-held, family-operated ready mix concrete, block and building materials suppliers in Florida. Maschmeyer has plants servicing customers throughout Southeast, Central, and now Tampa.

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Ash Grove faces new pollution standards | Local News ...

 · According to a statement on the Web site of Earthjustice — an environmental public interest law firm — the "Ash Grove Cement Plant in Durkee, Oregon has the …

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Downwinders and Others File Stay Against EPA Over Weakened ...

 · Earthjustice filed the stay motion on their behalf in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. A copy of the groups'' motion can be found here: Cement Motion to Stay Rule. Cement plants are among the nation''s worst polluters, emitting vast quantities of particulate matter, mercury, lead, and other hazardous air pollutants.

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Erin Brockovich, lawyers talk about Lafarge plant

 · Friends of Hudson is also among the plaintiffs represented by EarthJustice in numerous lawsuits seeking to force the federal Environmental Protection Agency to limit emissions of hazardous air pollutants, including mercury, from Portland cement plants, as required by the federal Clean Air Act.

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Communities Ask Court for Protection from ...

 · Today, environmental and community groups asked a federal court to stay a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to weaken and delay Clean Air Act protection against toxic pollution from cement plants. By the agency''s own calculations, the delay will cause between 1,920 and 5,000 avoidable deaths and will allow cement plants to release an additional 32,000 pounds of …

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India''s leading cement company | Ambuja Cement

Ambuja Cement is India''s top cement manufacturing and supplier company. It has plants and factories which comprise of Ordinary & Pozzolana Portland Cement. A pledge to build stronger homes and a greener planet. The first company in India to use green fuel on captive ships.

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Cement plants in California

 · The Lehigh Tehachapi plant produced 872 pounds of mercury in 2010, according to the Environmental Protection Agency''s Toxics Release Inventory data – the most of any cement plant in California and the second-highest among all cement plants in the United States. In 2007, mercury emissions had dropped to 144 pounds, and then began climbing again.

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Environmentalists oppose relaxed cement plant air ...

 · Environmentalist group Earthjustice is warning EPA that the agency''s recent rule relaxing some air emissions monitoring requirements for cement plants provides the industry with an unlawful "indefinite compliance holiday," signaling potential legal action against the rule if …

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A relatively small number of cement plants that use extremely dirty raw materials and fuels are among the worst mercury polluters in their states and, in some cases, in the country. Some cement kilns release as much as or more mercury than coal-fired power plants. For example, a cement kiln in Durkee, Oregon, emitted over

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Community Groups Defend EPA Plans to Clean Up Cement Kiln ...

 · Seth Johnson, Earthjustice (202) 667-4500, x245 Susan Falzon, Friends of Hudson (518) 698-8503 William Freese, Huron Environmental Activist League (989) 464-7612 ... "We have lived with the most toxic forms of air pollution from the Lafarge cement plant here in Alpena, Michigan, for decades. The 2009 EPA Toxic Release Inventory lists them as ...

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EPA plans to cap cement plant mercury emissions; Industry ...

 · Earthjustice, a Washington D.C. environmental law firm, sued the EPA in 2007 to force a limit on mercury emissions from cement kilns. The firm filed the suit on behalf of six environmental groups and nine states, including Michigan, New York, …

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EPA Adopts Strong Protections Against Air ...

 · "Cleaning up toxic air pollution from this cement plant and dozens more just like it across the country will mean cleaner air, fewer hospital visits, and better living for all." "For years, the cement industry has gotten a free pass to pollute our air and water," said Earthjustice attorney James Pew.

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