Federal Charges Being Filed in Youngstown Illegal Dumping Case

The Youngstown Vindicator reports that there will be a news conference held at 1:00 PM today to announce federal charges that are being filed in the aftermath of the illegal dumping of over 250,000 gallons of drilling waste into the Mahoning River.

U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul J. Gains, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Jim Zehringer and representatives from the U.S. and Ohio Environmental Protection Agencies will be on hand at B&O Station in Youngstown for the announcement.

We'll give you more details when they become available.

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