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UNC [United National Congress] senator sounds warning on La Brea smelter site [Trinidad & Tobago]

Author: Curtis Rampersad, Trinidad & Tobago Express, Published on: 3 June 2004

Questions have been raised about environmental dangers to La Brea residents if a US$1 billion aluminium smelter is sited there. [United National Congress] senator Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan...said there had been calls from several quarters over environmental concerns surrounding the building of a smelter at the site. She said a smelter produced hydrogen fluoride gas which was toxic if it exceeded three parts per million in the atmosphere... [refers to Alcoa, Sural]

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Related companies: Alcoa Sural