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Olin Corp.'s Augusta plant will eliminate mercury use

Olin Corp. announced Friday that it will eliminate the use of mercury in its Augusta...occur in phases beginning at the end of 2012," said Elaine Patterson, Olin Corp.'s director of government and public affairs, in an e-mail Friday...
Metro | Augusta Economy
Barrow's plan concerning Olin Corp. on hold at four chlorine factories -- including the Olin Corp. plant in Augusta -- was placed on hold this week," she said. "Two more years is reasonable. " Olin Corp. officials have said the company sees no need to invest...
Augusta's Olin Corp asks for electricity discount

...electricity. But other ratepayers will have to trust the Public Service Commission to make sure the discount for Augusta's Olin Corp. is a good deal for the public, because records of the transaction are sealed under a "trade secret" agreement. The...
Proposed bill would hurt Olin Corp.

Thank you for your recent editorial regarding an unreasonable effort in Congress to force Olin Corp. to shut down one of our area's key employers ("Chemical overreaction," Aug. 24). Olin's Augusta plant means a lot...
What Olin might not want you to know

...the details of the inaccuracies of the column from the Olin Corp.("Olin plant is environmentally responsible," April...Riverkeeper is headquartered right here in Augusta, unlike Olin Corp., which takes its orders from Clayton, Mo. No wonder...
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Olin to double bleach output

Olin Corp. announced Monday it will double production of bleach at its Augusta chemicals plant as part of an $11...impact: $7.3 million annual payroll; $26.5 million in purchased local goods and services Source: Olin Corp.
Mercury cleanup disputed

Mercury sediment in Olin Corp.'s Savannah River drainage canal should be dug out and removed and not capped with dirt and left in place, according to environmental...
Rally pushes for halt to release of mercury

Environmental groups Monday renewed efforts to compel Olin Corp.'s Augusta plant to modernize its manufacturing ISSUES AT A GLANCE - Olin Corp.'s 40-year-old Augusta plant uses mercury to manufacture...
Chemical companies bring economic benefits, risks

Shortly after the sulfur dioxide release at General Chemical, Olin Corp. pulled out its emergency response plans and reviewed them. Officials wanted to be sure that employees knew what to do in the...
Metro | International Paper
Olin must reduce its mercury output

...Chronicle editorial urging Congress to allow more time for Olin Corp. to cease its mercury pollution into the air and Savannah...the mercury," Oct. 24). During the past 44 years, Olin Corp.'s plant in Augusta has emitted thousands of pounds...