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Rules Tightened on Cupertino Cement Plant, a Big Source of Bay Area Mercury Pollution

September 19, 2012 | 1:14 pm

Rules Tightened on Cupertino Cement Plant, a Big Source of Bay Area Mercury Pollution

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The Bay Area Air Quality Management District voted unanimously on Wednesday to tighten regulations on the Lehigh Permanente cement plant in Cupertino. The new rules, will cut the plant’s mercury emissions by 90% by 2013, according to BAAQMD engineers. Currently the plant emits more mercury into the Bay Area air than any other facility. BAAQMD […]

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