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EPA Finalizes Emissions Controls for Primary Magnesium Refinery

Release Date: 08/29/2003
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John Millett 202-564-7842/

(08/29/03) The taconite iron ore processing rule applies to facilities that separate and concentrate iron from taconite, a low-grade iron ore. There are currently eight such facilities operating in the United States – six in Minnesota and two in Michigan. This rule will reduce toxic air emissions by approximately 225 tons per year from these facilities. For more information, go to: .