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RG Steel laying off 1,975 at Sparrows Point

RG Steel LLC told Maryland’s labor department Thursday that it will lay off almost 2,000 employees starting June 4, as the company idles operations at its Sparrows Point steel mill. Of the 1,975 employees who will be laid off, 1,714 ...

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Bay Foundation appeals Sparrows Point steel mill ruling

A federal judge’s approval of a monitoring agreement between the owners of the Sparrows Point steel plant and environmental regulators is being appealed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the environmental group announced Wednesday. In March, U.S. District Judge J. Frederick ...

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Week in review – 1/27/12: Sparrows Point is back to work

Sparrows Point is back to work Employees of the RG Steel plant in Baltimore County’s Sparrows Point have returned to work earlier than expected after about 720 of them were furloughed Dec. 22. Most returned last week, with about 250 more ...

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Sparrows Point mill back on line

Employees of the RG Steel plant in Sparrows Point have returned to work earlier than expected after about 720 people were furloughed right before Christmas. “Everybody’s coming back,” said Chris MacLarion, vice president of United Steelworkers Local 9477, which represents ...

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New Sparrows Point owners to pay $135K for alleged air violations

The new owners of the Sparrows Point steel mill outside Baltimore must pay $135,000 for alleged air pollution violations. The Maryland Department of the Environment and the attorney general’s office announced the consent decree with RG Steel on Thursday. The ...

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