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Refinery on notice over stench
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Refinery on notice over stench

Judge issues ultimatum after odors made workers sick COLUMBUS — “A Franklin County judge warned the operator of an East Side oil refinery yesterday that he will shut down the plant if there are any more releases of chemical odors that have sickened workers in neighboring buildings. The order came […]

Ohio Citizen Action wants restraining order against Heartland Petroleum operations
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Ohio Citizen Action wants restraining order against Heartland Petroleum operations

COLUMBUS — Ohio Citizen Action today pressed Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and Ohio EPA Director Chris Korleski to seek an immediate temporary restraining order to stop operations at Heartland Petroleum in Columbus. Heartland Petroleum cleans used oil to be sold and reused. Since it opened in March 2009, Heartland […]

Heartland Petroleum—what’s the problem?
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Heartland Petroleum—what’s the problem?

Heartland Petroleum is owned by Columbus based Heartland Group Holdings. This facility is located on the east side of Columbus and recycles used motor oil to be sold and reused. The Columbus Fire Department, area businesses, and passers-by began complaining to the Ohio EPA about the odors coming from Heartland […]

Oil spill prompts refinery fire
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Oil spill prompts refinery fire

COLUMBUS — “Fire crews battled a blaze at an oil refinery on Saturday night after a passing motorist noticed smoke coming from one of the tanks. Crews were called to Heartland Petroleum, located at 4001 East 5th Avenue, on the city’s east side, around 10:30 p.m., 10TV News reported. An […]

Columbus oil refinery sued by Ohio EPA
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Columbus oil refinery sued by Ohio EPA

State says company violating air pollution limits COLUMBUS — “Less than a year after Heartland Refinery Group was praised by city and state officials as a cutting edge “green” business, the company has been sued by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for violating air pollution limits. In the process, the […]

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Hazmat crews contain gas leak after 4,000 evacuated

— NBC4 Residents return home after gas leak — Dave Hendricks and Martin Rozenman, Columbus Dispatch