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statenews.org: Story October 5, 2000
Ohio EPA Guilty of Cover-up in Investigation

The man who first conducted the investigation into the possible contamination on the grounds of the River Valley Schools near Marion has won a big fight against the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. A federal judge has ordered the agency to pay Paul Jayco big bucks. And that's not all. As Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, the judge is scolding the agency for the way it treated Jayco, and the way it's handled the investigation into whether pollution at the schools is causing leukemia.


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