TITLE

9 years and $32 million later, Kirby cleaned up

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Miles
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;5/5/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
32021240

 

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