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www.wmfd.com - Several containers of petroleum-based wastes were dumped in Mansfield in February and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is seeking the public's assistance in identifying who dumped the material. On February 11 and 12, a witness saw a black pickup truck dumping the containers along Richland-Shale Road, near the closes Richland Moulded Brick facility. }}" />

   
 
 
Ohio EPA Seeking Information In Dumping Incident

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  Original Published: 7/29/2013Several containers of petroleum-based wastes were dumped in Mansfield in February and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is seeking the public's assistance in identifying who dumped the material. On February 11 and 12, a witness saw a black pickup truck dumping the containers along Richland-Shale Road, near the closes Richland Moulded Brick facility. The Ohio EPA has been investigating the incident since it was reported but needs the public's help to continue efforts to locate and prosecute those responsible. The containers are plastic totes that originally contained asphalt sealant additive and the drums originally contained chemicals associated with the automatic car wash industry. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Rick Hassinger at Ohio EPA's Northwest District Office in Bowling Green at 800-686-6930 or email him at [email protected]
   
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