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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 […]

WTI employees return to work
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WTI employees return to work

EAST LIVERPOOL — “Three employees of Heritage-WTI taken to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon have been released and will be back on the job soon, according to a company spokesman. The three employees became faint while working with a solid hazardous waste and were taken by company safety personnel to […]

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Health study on East Liverpool kids

EAST LIVERPOOL — “An Ohio scientist is asking for help from families in East Liverpool and its surrounding areas for a pilot study that will determine health effects from manganese-emitting companies along the Ohio River. Dr. Erin Haynes, an Environmental Health Scientist at the University of Cincinnati is fostering a […]

Ohio EPA: Heritage-WTI in violation of permit
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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 […]

East Liverpool board requests health testing for school children
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East Liverpool board requests health testing for school children

EAST LIVERPOOL — “By a 3-2 vote Thursday, the East Liverpool Board of Education formally asked that ‘hair metal level tests’ and ‘follow-up neuropsychological tests’ be conducted on school aged children within the district. The program would be voluntary and conducted by some state or federal agency that wasn’t named […]

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