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Lead Battery Industry Employees Tell Their Stories in New “Good Neighbors” Video

A new video features heartfelt stories from employees and community leaders who share their experiences working in an industry that prioritizes safe, sustainable and innovative practices in the workplace. Supported by Essential Energy Everyday, the “Good Neighbors” video showcases the dedicated people behind the great companies that make up the lead battery manufacturing and recycling industries, and their commitment to being good neighbors in their communities.

RSR Corporation Recognized for Excellence in Engineering

ACEC Bestows Diamond Award at its 2017 Gala May 31, 2017 — Dallas, TX — Revere Smelting and Refining Corporation — RSR — one of America’s leading lead smelting and lead battery recycling companies, today announced it received the prestigious American Council of Engineering Companies of New York — ACEC — Diamond Award for Engineering Excellence. The honor …Read the Rest »

Wallkill Battery Recycling Company Spends $55 Million to Help Environment

By Steve Brennan Thursday, November 3, 2016 Time Warner Cable News

RSR Corporation Announces Installation of State-of-the-Art Technology to Reduce Lead Emissions

WESP Installation in Middleton, New York Exceeds Government Compliance Standards October 25, 2016 – Dallas, TX – Revere Smelting and Refining Corporation — RSR – one of America’s leading lead smelting and lead battery recycling companies, today announced the installation of a Wet Electrostatic Precipitator (WESP) at its facility in Middleton, New York. The installation, …Read the Rest » Highlights RSR’s Proactive Emissions Control Upgrades

In honor of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week – 2016, RSR Corporation is proud to share a recent recognition of its efforts to create a healthier future. MidHudsonNews featured RSR Corporation’s proactive decision to adopt WESP technology that reduces lead emissions by almost 95 percent. According to Michael Buckantz, RSR’s Manager of Environmental Technical Support, …Read the Rest »

RSR’s Commitment to Cleaner Air Featured in the Middletown Times Herald-Record

The Times Herald-Record lauds RSR Corporation in a feature article detailing the company’s $55 million investment to reduce lead emissions at its Middletown, New York plant. Newly installed Wet Electrostatic Precipitator (WESP) technology will significantly reduce emissions well below the government standards. RSR Senior Vice President John DePaul, quoted in the article, stated, “Pollution standards are …Read the Rest »

RSR commends the Washington Post for its investigation into battery exports to Mexico

RSR Corporation commends investigative reporter Joby Warrick and his team at the Washington Post for their in-depth exposé of the health effects from America’s continued export of lead acid batteries to Mexico.  The article “Dangerous Exports” can be read in full here.

Middletown, NY WESP Construction Update

RSR’s technology for reducing lead emissions is second to none. RSR has installed a Wet Electrostatic Precipitator and a Regenerative Thermal Oxidzier (WESP and RTO) at its City of Industry, California facility and WESP at the company’s Indianapolis, Indiana facility. The results have been impressive. RSR has cut its emissions of lead by more than …Read the Rest »

CNN Makes Compelling Case for Immediate Halt to Lead Acid Battery Exports to Mexico

An opinion piece published on CNN’s website — authored by Dr. Christopher Sellers, professor of history at Stony Brook University, and Dr. Jay Turner, associate professor of environmental studies at Wellesley College — makes a compelling case for immediate action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to strengthen rules to curb airborne lead exposure, and curtail the export of spent lead acid automotive batteries to Mexico.

BNA Covers RSR’s Push for Stronger EPA Lead Guidelines to Protect Children

BNA reports on RSR Corporation’s efforts to convince EPA to establish a stricter National Ambient Air Quality Standard for lead in order to protect children.