Erie County asks EPA for break on mercury pollution rules

Erie County has asked the state for a break on tough limits on mercury contamination in treated wastewater. The Ohio
Tom Jackson
May 24, 2010

 

Erie County has asked the state for a break on tough limits on mercury contamination in treated wastewater.

The Ohio EPA considers the county’s request reasonable and believes compliance would cost too much, said Dina Pierce, a spokeswoman for the agency.

A public hearing on the county’s request has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Huron Council Chambers, 417 Main St. Anyone interested in the matter is invited to ask questions and offer comments.

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