Cleanup Of Dangerous Chemical Continues Near Former Whirlpool Plant

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(TB&P) — Eight years after Whirlpool shuttered the doors, cleanup of a cancer-causing chemical continues at the former site of its 1.2 million square foot manufacturing plant on Jenny Lind. The appliance manufacturer closed the plant in June 2012, moving most production jobs to Mexico. One year later, officials with Benton Harbor, Mich.-based Whirlpool admitted to leaking trichloroethylene (TCE), a cancer-causing chemical, into properties north of the Fort Smith plant. In September 2016 Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) approved […]
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Cleanup Of Dangerous Chemical Continues Near Former Whirlpool Plant

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