• By Bob Downing, Akron Beakon Journal

grass-roots group calls on u.s. epa to re-examine remedy at long-closed lake township toxic waste du


A grass-roots group is pushing for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to correct what it calls “past serious mistakes” made by the agency at a Stark County Superfund site that dates back to 1980.

That request was made by Chris Borello of the Concerned Citizens of Lake Township to the agency that is embarking on a new review of the long-closed Industrial Excess Landfill at 12646 Cleveland Ave. NW in Lake Township.

The biggest problem at the 30-acre toxic-waste dump was substandard EPA testing that resulted in “fatally flawed cleanup decisions,” she said. Her group remains convinced that radiation is a problem at the dump. Read more at Ohio.com

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