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Ohio EPA appreciates your interest in covering the cleanup of the Stimmel Road property in Columbus. We are gratified with the public-private partnership we have been able to build to take action to clean up the county's largest illegal dump. To facilitate your reporting, we have created this online media kit. If you need more information or would like to schedule an interview to speak with a staff member about the project, please contact Erin Strouse by email or phone at (614) 644-2160.
Cleanup on Stimmel Road
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Central Ohio Contractors Inc. removes waste from a steaming pile of illegally disposed C&DD.
Approximately 12,600 tons of C&DD will be removed from the illegal dump and properly disposed of at Frank Road Recycling Solutions, a C&DD landfill. The remaining 1,400 tons of solid waste will be taken to SWACO’s Franklin County Sanitary Landfill.
Aerial view of Stimmel Rd. property. The Stimmel Rd. site covers more than an acre of land.
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