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Ohio EPA to Hold Hearing for Nexeo Draft Hazardous Waste Permit Renewal

Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing on July 23 regarding the issuance of a draft permit to allow Nexeo Solutions LLC and Ashland Inc. to continue operating a hazardous waste storage facility in Moraine. The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. in Gerhart Civic Center Commons, 3050 Kreitzer Road, Moraine, Ohio.

The Nexeo facility is located at 2854 Springboro West.

The permit renewal would set requirements for handling ignitable, corrosive and toxic hazardous wastes in containers in the main warehouse building and corrective action activities at the facility. No hazardous waste disposal takes place at this facility.

Details about the draft permit are available online. Information about the facility and the draft permit also are available at the Dayton Metro Library, Kettering-Moraine Branch, 3496 Far Hills Ave., Kettering.

Ohio EPA will accept written comments about the draft permit through Aug. 5, 2013. Ohio EPA will take all public comments into consideration before deciding whether to issue or deny the permit.

To comment or receive information on the draft hazardous waste renewal permit, write to Shawn Sellers, Engineering, Remediation & Authorizations, Division of Materials and Waste Management, PO Box 1049, Columbus, Ohio 43216-1049.

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency was created in 1972 to consolidate efforts to protect and improve air quality, water  quality and waste management in Ohio. In the past 40 years, air pollutants dropped by as much as 90 percent; large rivers meeting standards improved from 21 percent to 89 percent; and hundreds of polluting, open dumps were replaced with engineered landfills and an increased emphasis on waste reduction and recycling. Ohio EPA -- 40 years and moving forward.


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