Southwire pollution fine among bigges...

Southwire pollution fine among biggest ever imposed, says EPA

There are 7 comments on the Platts story from Jul 27, 2009, titled Southwire pollution fine among biggest ever imposed, says EPA. In it, Platts reports that:

The US Environmental Protection Agency says a $337,500 fine imposed on Southwire for violating air pollution laws at its Hawesville, Kentucky aluminum rod mill was one of the highest ever issued by the agency in the southeast region.

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tim

Owensboro, KY

#1 Jan 4, 2010
that is exactly why hancock co has so many residents with cancer. what a shame
tom

Owensboro, KY

#2 Dec 22, 2010
they will clean up their act.
Daniel

Owensboro, KY

#3 Jan 15, 2011
Agree...polluters should clean up their act....but, check out diets that can help prevent cancer cells from growing.
Hello

Bremen, GA

#4 Dec 14, 2013
Has there ever been air/soil/water issues like this around carrollton, ga?
can U dig It

Carrollton, GA

#5 Dec 29, 2013
Southwire cleaned up OAK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL - but didn't bother with the poor folks on Foster Street Carrollton, Georgia. The slag from the original smelting process from the West Mill covered Foster Street from one end to the other, about 1/4 mile. The black glittering dust covered everything like a dirty frost. When it rained it smelled like a wet dog. Foster street people are just poor factory workers. Their kids didn't go to private schools or live in fine houses. Maybe thats why they were OVERLOOKED during the cleanup. The mess is paved over now, but if you dig down you will find the lie that, "We have made every effort to find and clean up these dumping sites."
can U dig It

Carrollton, GA

#6 Dec 29, 2013
Hello wrote:
Has there ever been air/soil/water issues like this around carrollton, ga?
Southwire cleaned up OAK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL - but didn't bother with the poor folks on Foster Street Carrollton, Georgia. The slag from the original smelting process from the West Mill covered Foster Street from one end to the other, about 1/4 mile. The black glittering dust covered everything like a dirty frost. When it rained it smelled like a wet dog. Foster street people are just poor factory workers. Their kids didn't go to private schools or live in fine houses. Maybe thats why they were OVERLOOKED during the cleanup. The mess is paved over now, but if you dig down you will find the lie that, "We have made every effort to find and clean up these dumping sites."
can U dig It

Carrollton, GA

#7 Dec 29, 2013
Hello wrote:
Has there ever been air/soil/water issues like this around carrollton, ga?
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