Thursday, April 20, 2006

Pennsylvania Fines MolyCorp $475,000 for water quality violations

Slag containing thorium and uranium that was generated by Molycorp's metal extraction process was disposed of on site, while wastewater containing high levels of soluble molybdenum, a mineral, was allowed to seep into the ground and contaminate the groundwater.

Read More:PA Department of Environmental Protection

So they did something right for once. But here's another press release issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, it's a perfect example of why everyone working there should be fired: EPA MERCURY REDUCTION RULE PENALIZES PA COAL, THREATENS PA COAL MINING JOBS This state agency is not looking out for the health of the environment or it's citizens if it is opposing anti-mercury regulation.

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