9 years and $32 million later, Kirby cleaned up

Moore, Miles
May 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;5/5/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has declared that the cleanup of the former Kirby's Tire Recycling Inc. scrap tire site is completed. Ohio EPA Director Chris Korleski commemorated the occasion with a ceremony. The state began cleanup of the site on July 1, 1999. According to sources, even after the burning tires were buried, many thousands of tires continued to burn under the ground. Total costs of the cleanup included more than $13 million.


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