Consent decree


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday announced a final consent decree with S.H. Bell Co. of East Liverpool requiring the business to monitor and take measures to reduce manganese emissions from its 92-acre raw products storage and material-handling facility that spans the Pennsylvania-Ohio border in Ohioville, Pa., and East Liverpool.

Under the consent decree, S.H. Bell is required to take measures to provide both immediate and long-term reductions in fugitive manganese emissions.

Staff/wire reports

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