| Press Releases

Troubled Orion Refinery violates state air standards: Citizen air sample exposes release of carcinogen

(September 28, 2000 New Sarpy) The New Sarpy Concerned Citizens are today releasing results of an air sample that expose the refinery's release of high levels of toxic chemicals into the air.


| Press Releases

Air sample in Norco's Diamond neighborhood shows extreme levels of chemicals

(Norco, La. September 26, 2000) An air sample taken by the Bucket Brigade in the Diamond Neighborhood in Norco showed extremely high levels of a toxic chemical previously identified during a controversial incident on December 8, 1998.


| Press Releases

Diamond community in Norco to increase air samplers

On Saturday, September 9th, members of Norco’s Diamond community will build more of the buckets that have enabled the residents to sample their air. The Bucket Brigade, as it is called, has been sampling the air in Norco since December of 1998.


| Press Releases

New Sarpy community to meet with Orion management: Community seeks relocation

(New Sarpy, August 30, 2000) After a year and a half of postponements and cancellations, the Concerned Citizens of New Sarpy and Orion President and CEO Clark Johnson are scheduled to meet at 10 AM on Wednesday, August 30th.  On the citizens’ agenda is relocation for the community.


| News

American Press: Efforts Intensify to Protect Drinking Water, EPA Says

Efforts to protect drinking water and clean up ethylene dichloride 
contamination at Condea Vista have been stepped up, according to a state 
agency.

Four vertical and six horizontal wells were installed to recover EDC first 
discovered in 1981.


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