20,000 Gallons of Drilling Waste Illegally Dumped into Storm Sewer in Youngstown

From the Akron Beacon Journal:
A anonymous tip to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources led state inspectors to witness illegal dumping of drilling wastes last week into a storm sewer in Youngstown.
That fact was contained in two pages of reports released on Tuesday by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for last week’s alleged illegal dumping at the D&L Energy Group off Salt Springs Road.
Ben Lupo, identified as owner of Hard Rock Excavating, contacted the state inspectors after the dumping and reportedly took responsibility for the illegal dumping, the EPA reports say.
The report says the drilling wastes were "intentionally discharged to the storm sewer by a company employee under the direction of Ben Lupo."
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And this is an initial report on the story. 

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