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434 incident reports and pollution logs filed on Heartland Petroleum accidents, odors
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434 incident reports and pollution logs filed on Heartland Petroleum accidents, odors

COLUMBUS — Since Heartland Petroleum opened their motor oil re-refinery on East 5th Avenue in Columbus in March 2009, nearby workers and neighbors have filed 434 incident reports and pollution logs. Ohio EPA records show complaints from area employees, residents, and passing motorists, and incident reports files by Ohio Department […]

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Letters for Heartland Petroleum

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Children’s drawings and letters for Heartland Petroleum

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4,594 Ohioans to Heartland Petroleum: “Be a good neighbor”

COLUMBUS — Since July, 4,594 Ohioans have sent letters, messages, and children illustrations to Heartland Petroleum CEO William Snedegar, urging him to upgrade his facility. Letters call for the company to use the most up to date pollution controls, eliminate odors, and to work closely with neighboring residents and businesses […]

How State notified employees of Heartland leak
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How State notified employees of Heartland leak

COLUMBUS — “This morning, Heartland Refinery notified the Ohio EPA of a slow leak in a non-pressurized odor control line at their facility on East Fifth Avenue.  The leaking odors are not dangerous, but may be offensive to some ODJFS employees. Our environmental engineer, Lawhon and Associates, is regularly checking […]

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Heartland Petroleum not the only oil recycler to have problems

COLUMBUS — Neighbors of Heartland Petroleum in Columbus are not the only ones to have issues with odors and emissions. Bango Oil has an oil recycling facility in Fallon, Nevada. Residents of Fallon smell foul odors, and have headaches, nausea, irritation of the eyes and throat, and blood clots. — […]

Odor at refinery was from cracked pipe
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Odor at refinery was from cracked pipe

East Side oil recycler replaces part COLUMBUS — “An East Side refinery with a history of odor issues drew the attention of state officials again yesterday after neighbors reported a stench to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Ohio EPA inspectors who visited the Heartland Refinery Group’s used-oil refinery found the […]

Heartland Petroleum pollution log
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Heartland Petroleum pollution log

Please use this log to record pollution you experience in your work near Heartland   Petroleum. Keeping a log of what you experience is one way to collect evidence the polluter cannot deny. [contact-form 4 “Heartland Petroleum pollution log”]

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Community letters and drawings for Heartland Petroleum

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3,091 Ohioans urge Heartland Petroleum to upgrade their facility and be a good neighbor

COLUMBUS — Since July, 3,091 Ohioans have sent letters, messages, and children’s pictures to William Snedegar, CEO of Heartland Refinery Group,urging him to upgrade his plant. Letters focus on eliminating emissions which endanger employees at Heartland and surrounding businesses and other offices. One child wrote: Dear Mr. William C. Snedegar, […]