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Shareholder Agreement Stabilizes Txi Board, Outlook

An 18-month period that saw newer TXI shareholders challenge capital expansion strategies and promote board and bylaw changes appears to have run its course, allowing management to fully concentrate on cement, aggregate and ready mixed operations headed to recovery in 2011 and beyond

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Sierra Club Surrogate: EPA Cement Rule Helps Create, Preserve Jobs

In a press release hailing EPA's final NESHAP [National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants] Portland Cement rule, environmental activist Earthjustice observes, “Modernizing older cement kilns with technologies such as scrubbers and activated carbon injection will help to create more jobs for the cement industry

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Epa Attaches Enthusiastic Cost-Benefit To Stringent Cement Plant Emissions Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates the cement industry will incur $926 million–$950 million annually to comply with new rules limiting emissions and particulate matter from kilns, contending scrubber and related pollution-control investments will net $6.7 billion to $18 billion in “public health benefits

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