UIRVDA FUNDS EXOLON ESK FOR RELEASE ON: February 11, 1997 Contact: Martha Pattelli, Chairman Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority The Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority (UIRVDA) issued $13,000,000 in Taxable and Tax Exempt bonds on behalf of Exolon-ESK Company, a manufacturer of Silicon Carbide, for the purchase and installation of a Dow Chemical Company Sulferox desulfurization plant. The tax exempt bonds will carry...