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Controversial hazardous-waste incinerator to pay fine for ash cloud
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Controversial hazardous-waste incinerator to pay fine for ash cloud

EAST LIVERPOOL — “Under the settlement, Heritage will pay the Ohio EPA $34,000 for the 761 pounds of ash that spewed into the surrounding area. The company also is required to make changes to prevent future problems at the facility, located about 175 miles east of Columbus along the Ohio […]

The hazardous-waste incinerator in East Liverpool is about 175 miles east of Columbus.
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Ohio EPA: East Liverpool waste incinerator settles violations

EAST LIVERPOOL — “Heritage Thermal Services, a commercial hazardous waste incinerator facility in East Liverpool, has agreed to resolve air and hazardous waste violations at its facility according to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. The violations stemmed from a July 13, 2013 ash release into a nearby neighborhood. Due to […]

Alonzo Spencer, president of the activist group Save Our County, speaks during a recent demonstration at East Liverpool’s City Hall against Heritage Thermal Services’ hazardous-waste incinerator, one of only a few in the country.
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Ohio hazardous-waste incinerator, neighbors at odds over pollution issues

EAST LIVERPOOL — “To [Alonzo] Spencer and others who live near the facility, the EPA’s report is another piece of evidence that the incinerator, which they believe should never have been built, is poisoning the people around it. ‘We’ve been chosen for that sacrifice zone,’ Spencer said. Hazardous waste is […]

The hazardous-waste incinerator in East Liverpool is about 175 miles east of Columbus.
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EPA: East Liverpool incinerator released dangerous toxins into air

EAST LIVERPOOL — “A hazardous-waste incinerator in eastern Ohio repeatedly allowed toxins to contaminate the air over the past four years, exposing nearby residents to chemicals that can cause cancer, spontaneous abortions and early death, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The operators of the Heritage Thermal Services incinerator […]

Incinerator won’t pollute region’s air
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Incinerator won’t pollute region’s air

• writing personal letters to Mayor Jackson • putting yard signs in our yards • downloading and printing our own red “No Cleveland Incinerator” and green “Yes Composting/Recycling signs and putting them on t-shirts and in our windows • inviting speakers to come to high school classes • participating in campaign strategy meetings • attending the city’s public meetings

Cleveland Incinerator Victory!
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Cleveland Incinerator Victory!

How did we win? Here’s how:

Public hearing for Ohio EPA air pollution permit for Cleveland’s proposed Ridge Road trash incinerator
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Public hearing for Ohio EPA air pollution permit for Cleveland’s proposed Ridge Road trash incinerator

CLEVELAND — Another public hearing for the Ohio EPA air pollution permit for Cleveland’s proposed Ridge Road trash incinerator will be held on Wednesday, June 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Estabrook Recreation Center, 4125 Fulton Road. In 2012, Mayor Frank Jackson unveiled a proposal to build a garbage incinerator […]

Cleveland’s plan to build a garbage incinerator goes up in smoke
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Cleveland’s plan to build a garbage incinerator goes up in smoke

Cleveland Public Power doesn’t need an incinerator to meet “advanced energy” standards CLEVELAND — “In its full page ads promoting the incinerator in January, CPP said the alternative to building the facility is to ‘keep doing what we are doing,’ including ‘continue buying 99.9 percent of our power from the […]

Citizens say city shouldn’t repeat it’s mistakes with a new incinerator proposal:  “You can’t build on a house of cards”
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Citizens say city shouldn’t repeat it’s mistakes with a new incinerator proposal: “You can’t build on a house of cards”

CLEVEAND — Citizens who have opposed the City of Cleveland’s plans to build a garbage incinerator at the Ridge Road transfer station are telling U.S. EPA, Ohio EPA, Major Frank Jackson, and members of City Council that the City should not be allowed to receive an air pollution permit for […]

Cleveland incinerator: Consultant gets caught cooking the books
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Cleveland incinerator: Consultant gets caught cooking the books

CLEVELAND — “When the City of Cleveland notified Peter Tien on February 23, 2012, that he was in default on his $1.5 million no-bid contract to design a garbage incinerator for Cleveland Public Power, Utilities Director Barry Withers’ letter said there were numerous errors in Tien’s reports. Ohio Citizen Action […]