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EPA Requires Beemsterboer and KCBX to Take Action

U.S. EPA worked closely with Illinois EPA, the Illinois Attorney General’s Office and the Chicago Department of Public Health to ensure compliance with rules and regulations and assess the health impacts of these facilities on the residents of southeast Chicago. EPA required Beemsterboer and KCBX to monitor the dust from their facilities.

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KCBX Terminals, Inc.

On Nov. 15, 2013, EPA required  KCBX to install and operate an ambient air quality monitoring network for dust (aka, soot) surrounding both its North and South facilities in southeast Chicago. It also required KCBX to submit samples of its pet coke from these facilities to EPA for laboratory analysis.

sign at KCBX property on Chicago's south sideSign at KCBX property on Chicago's south side.

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Beemsterboer Slag Corp.

On Nov. 15, 2013, EPA required Beemsterboer to install and operate an ambient air quality monitoring network for dust (aka soot or PM10) surrounding its southeast Chicago facility. It also required Beemsterboer to submit samples of its pet coke from that facility to EPA for laboratory analysis.

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