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Ensure Safe Plant Operation

July 17, 2013

It will require more than free car washes to scrub away the uneasiness some Ohio Valley residents feel about an industrial waste incinerator in East Liverpool....

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Jul-17-13 11:29 PM

This facility should never have been constructed near a residential area. Terri Swearingen was right, the state of Ohio was wrong. This company should be fined severely, and pay restitution to the property owners.

"Terri Swearingen is a nurse from the state of Ohio.

She was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1997, for organizing the protests against Waste Technologies Industries toxic waste incinerator in the Appalachian town of East Liverpool, Ohio.[1] Swearingen's efforts influenced stricter nationwide limits for heavy metals and dioxin emissions from waste incinerators."

Speech excerpt by Terri Swearingen July 29, 1994 Second International Citizens Conference on Dioxin St. Louis University, Missouri "My name is Terri Swearingen. I am with the Tri-State Environmental Council, but since I live in West Virginia -- only 2 miles from the WTI incinerator, while Ohio Governor George Voinovich lives 150 miles away -- Governor Voinovich called me an outside agitat

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