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Ohio EPA: Heritage-WTI in violation of permit

EAST LIVERPOOL — “The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has notified Heritage-WTI that it violated a section of its operating permit on May 11, 2010, and each day of hazardous waste incineration thereafter.

The letter, dated June 23, was sent to John Peterka, president of Heritage-WTI operations in East Liverpool.

The letter states, Specifically, the results of testing performed on May 11 and May 12, 2010, show that levels of dioxins/furans and mercury exceeded the emission limitations provided in the permits.”

— Michael McElwain, East Liverpool Review

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