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E-M:/ Rouge Steel in Dearborn busted by U.S. EPA

Enviro-Mich message from asagady@sojourn.com

TITLE:Region 5 Issues a Notice of Violation to Rouge Steel 
Company, Dearborn, Michigan 

ACTION SUMMARY: On July 11, 1997, the United States 
Environmental Protection Agency issued a Notice of Violation
to Rouge Steel Company, for violations of the Clean Air Act 
and federally enforceable regulations.   Rouge Steel's Basic
Oxygen Furnace operations exceeded the allowable limits 
of visible emissions (opacity) required by the Michigan State
Implementation Plan.  Excess amounts of particulate matter can 
cause adverse effects on human health, including respiratory

CONTACT PERSON:  Christina Prasinos 
TELEPHONE NUMBER:  (312) 886-6819 
E-MAIL: Prasinos.Christina@epamail.epa.gov 

Alex J. Sagady & Associates        Email:  asagady@sojourn.com
Environmental Consulting and Database Systems
PO Box 39  East Lansing, MI  48826-0039  
(517) 332-6971 (voice); (517) 332-8987 (fax)

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