BN Americas, a source of business news across the Americas, recently interviewed Robert E. Finn, President and CEO of RSR Corporation, about the dangers of Mexico’s unregulated car battery recycling market and the impacts to civilian health and the environment. Mexico’s unregulated car battery recycling market endangers health, environment By Rebecca Conan Reporter BNamericas Spent lead acid …Read the Rest »
Scientific American Recognizes RSR’s Commitment to Reducing Blood Lead Levels in Secondary Lead Smelting Industry
RSR Corporation, a secondary lead smelting company whose subsidiaries operate lead recycling facilities in California, Indiana, and New York, was featured in Scientific American for its industry-leading efforts to lower employee blood lead levels and advocate for safer and up-to-date regulations to protect workers in the secondary lead industry.
Today, RSR President and CEO Robert Finn was featured in the New York Times’ Dot Earth blog on the issue of battery exports to Mexico and the need for the secondary lead smelting industry to show leadership on sustainbility and environmental protection. Mr. Finn’s post follows:
In response to RSR’s Press Release about the EPA’s policy on CRTs, Brooks Dunkelberger from Strategic Scrap wrote the following article on May 23,2013
On May 17th, RSR Corporation sent a letter to the EPA’s Office of Conservation and Recovery which outlined the company’s concerns over the Agency’s focus on CRT exports while ignoring the much greater and long-festering issue of spent acid battery exports to facilities in Mexico.
RSR supports EPA’s efforts to minimize lead exposure from consumer products, but questions its focus on CRTs while ignoring the greater threat posed from the export of used car batteries to Mexico