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Oregon will get $24,000 from a settlement agreement that the U.S. EPA reached with Marsulex and two other manufacturers of sulfuric acid for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act.

Chemtrade Logistics, and Chemtrade Refinery Services were also fined for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act.

All three companies will pay a civil penalty of $700,000 under the Clean Air Act settlement.

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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider approving an agreement with Sudsina & Associates, LLC, for the development of a financial debt and general reserve policy for the city.

If approved, the city will pay Sudsina $7,500 to develop the policy.

A financial debt and general reserve policy would help account for and manage public resources wisely, according to Administrator Ken Filipiak.

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The Ohio Environmental Council is calling for the federal government to enact strong ballast water legislation, citing a recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report that identifies areas of the Great Lakes most vulnerable to the entry of aquatic nonindigenous species.

The report, Predicting Future Introductions of Nonindigenous Species to the Great Lakes, notes that the port of Toledo is one of several Lake Erie ports at great risk for future invasion by the species via transoceanic shipping.

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Lake Township residents will have an opportunity to examine in detail a Joint Economic Development District the township trustees are planning with the City of Toledo at Metcalf Field.

The trustees are expected next week to set a date for a public hearing at the township administration building on the proposed JEDD, which will, if approved by the full board of trustees and Toledo City Council, authorize an income tax sharing contract between the two entities.

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Five to be inducted as Distinguished Waite Alumni
Morrison R. Waite High School is celebrating its 95th annual year as an educational institution serving students in East Toledo.

As part of the celebration, five Waite graduates will be honored and inducted as Distinguished Waite Alumni at the 45th Annual Purple & Gold Dinner Celebration in April.

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