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Early morning pressure rupture forces Heartland Petroleum evacuation
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Early morning pressure rupture forces Heartland Petroleum evacuation

COLUMBUS — “Emergency crews evacuated Heartland Petroleum after a pressure rupture was reported Monday morning. According to authorities, crews first received a report of an explosion, but later determined that a piece of equipment had a pressure rupture. Crews were on the scene, located at 4001 E. Fifth Ave., around […]

Fire strikes plagued petroleum refinery
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Fire strikes plagued petroleum refinery

COLUMBUS — “Crews were called to the scene before 7 a.m. When firefighters arrived, the plant’s control room had shut down operations, and the fire did not escape its initial area, Fowler said. Fifth Avenue was closed at and beyond Yearling and Stelzer roads until midmorning as firefighters allowed the […]

Fire at Heartland Petroleum prompts emergency shutdown
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Fire at Heartland Petroleum prompts emergency shutdown

COLUMBUS — “East Fifth Avenue was closed at Yearling Road on Saturday morning after a fire broke out at Heartland Petroleum. Fire crews were called to the refinery just before 7 a.m. in 4000 block of East Fifth Avenue, 10TV News reported. A representative with the Columbus Division of Fire said a […]

More odor complaints
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More odor complaints

COLUMBUS— “An East Side refinery with a history of foul odors was once again the subject of neighbors’ complaints today. Inspectors from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agencytraveled to Heartland Petroleum’s used oil recycling operation, at 4001 E. 5th Ave, after it received four odor complaints, said Erin Strouse, an agency […]

Heartland refinery will try to halt pollutants, odor
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Heartland refinery will try to halt pollutants, odor

Company also fined $290,000 after odor complaints COLUMBUS — “The owners of a Columbus refinery have agreed to pay the state $290,000 in fines stemming from foul odors that plagued the East Side plant. Heartland Petroleum also agreed to take extra steps to keep pollutants from escaping the refinery during […]

East Side oil plant closing to add filters
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East Side oil plant closing to add filters

COLUMBUS — “An East Side oil refinery with a history of odor complaints could be shut down for as long as a month while it installs two pollution filters. This is the second time in the past two months that the Heartland Petroleum plant has shut down to try to […]

Heartland Petroleum installs new equipment to stay open
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Heartland Petroleum installs new equipment to stay open

COLUMBUS —”Heartland Petroleum will install new equipment at its east Columbus refinery to curb its ongoing air pollution problems. The action comes days after the Ohio Attorney General’s office filed to temporarily shut down the east Columbus refinery. Franklin County Environmental Judge Harland Hale’s office told 10TV there will be […]

State wants refinery shut down for odors
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State wants refinery shut down for odors

COLUMBUS — “The state is taking steps to temporarily close an East Side refinery again, just 20 days after officials made a similar request. The Ohio attorney general’s office and the state Environmental Protection Agency filed a request yesterday with Franklin County Environmental Court Judge Harland H. Hale to shut […]

State gives oil refinery new chance to end odors
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State gives oil refinery new chance to end odors

COLUMBUS — “An East Side refinery with a history of odor complaints was allowed to reopen yesterday and can continue to operate if it keeps the air clear. A court order issued late Tuesday by Franklin County Environmental Judge Harland H. Hale allows Heartland Petroleum to resume operations after repairs […]

Refinery plant closes temporarily to quell odor problems
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Refinery plant closes temporarily to quell odor problems

COLUMBUS — “An East Side refinery has temporarily closed to correct a problematic pressure valve, days after the state filed a court order seeking the plant’s closure over odor problems. The management of Heartland Petroleum decided on Tuesday to suspend operations of its used-oil refinery at 4001 E. 5th Ave., […]