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Roofing Manufacturing, Inc. is located on the property
which joins the land under Agreement of Sale to Penn-Mar Ethanol, LLC for the
construction of its ethanol production plant. Warrior has received at nine
of Violation from Pennsylvania DEP for off-site malodors.
Reaches Agreement With Warrior Roofing
to Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), Warrior also had odor
complaints at its roofing manufacturing plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Again according to ADEM documents, Warrior was issued a Notice
of Violation citing: "The tank was observed operating with the
emissions being uncontrolled." and indeed Warrior paid
a penalty to the State of Alabama.
smell, a sometimes strong tar odor, comes from Warrior Roofing,
which makes roofing paper. LIDA sold land to the company and it
has promised to install equipment to eliminate the odor….
said businesses in the industrial park want to know: "What
is the third one — hog rendering or (low-level) nuclear
Jim Hook’s article in today’s Public Opinion titled:
for anti-ethanol group questions LIDA's rule enforcement
the evaluation and remediation of contamination at Letterkenny Army Depot, there
was never an air pollution issue.
If you are being exposed to (smelling) the Warrior Roofing tar malodor from
their tar fumes (see definition
of fume and Greene
Township Ordinance below), please send the following information: Date and
time: Intensity and duration of the malodor from the fumes: Approximate location
of the event (or your address): Your name and address are also helpful.
Please share this information with your email distribution lists and print it
out for your friends and neighbors who may be experiencing the malodor from
Warrior's fumes. Please be sure to send your emails (everyday you smell the
Warrior Roofing tar malodor) to the Warrior Roofing Contacts AND the PADEP
representatives or call or write to them. You can send information on recent
incidences as well as future ones.
Link to email with all of the addresses below.
It is extremely important that you send every email to the following
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) contacts and save
your emails (print or save to your computer to further document your complaints
or at least write them on a calendar).
Most important PADEP email addresses:
Air Quality Specialist
DEP Altoona District Office
You can also CC to:
Dave Jamison (Greene Township Supervisor):
Glenn Shetter (Greene Township Supervisor):
(Greene Township Supervisor):
You can also copy C4aQE at:
All services in the Chambersburg area remain available at 717-705-4700.
Environmental complaints can be made at 717-705-4709. The region’s toll-free
24-hour emergency response line is 877-333-1904.
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
909 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-8200
Warrior Roofing Manufacturing contacts:
Warrior Roofing Manufacturing, Inc.
323 Development Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Definition of fume from:
Fume - noun (plural fumes)
1. smoke: smoke, gas, or vapor, especially when unpleasant or harmful (often
used in the plural) a chemical that emits noxious fumes when exposed to air
2. acrid smell: an acrid or nauseating smell (often used in the plural)
The following section from the Greene Township Ordinance includes Heavy
Industrial District (HI) by later reference in the Ordinance.
"Chapter 105: ZONING § 105-11.
Light Industrial District (LI). E. Performance standards. All permitted uses and
conditional uses shall meet or exceed all of the following requirements: (10)
Dust, fumes, vapor, and gas control. The emission of dust, dirt, flash, fumes,
vapors, or gases which cause any damage to human health, animals, vegetation or
other forms of property, or which can cause soiling or staining of persons or
property at any point beyond the lot line of the use creating such emission is
Greene Township Office Building
1145 Garver Lane-P.O. Box 215
Scotland, PA 17254-0215
Phone: 263-4990 or 263-9160
Remember, Warrior Roofing Manufacturing, Inc. is located directly beside the
Penn-Mar Ethanol LLC land where the proposed ethanol distillery would be built.
During the evaluation and remediation of contamination at Letterkenny Army
Depot, there was never an air pollution issue. P
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