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Ohio EPA Proposes Solution to Landfill Odor

The state of Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency has been trying to mitigate odors coming from Sunny Farms Landfill outside Fostoria, Ohio.

Residents have complained about the smell of rotten eggs. In turn, the agency installed an open flare system, which kept the smell down. However, now residents are complaining about the smell of burning matches.

The agency is now working on a solution. If the permit is approved, the company will install a hydrogen sulfide removal system and enclosed flare. The draft permit includes limits for hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide emissions.

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