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Medical Waste Incinerator Prepares to Move to Rural Tooele County

STERICYCLE IS MAKING PLANS TO MOVE OFF THE WASATCH FRONT... TO A REMOTE AREA, IN TOOELE COUNTY.

BUT BEFORE THEY CAN PACK, THE CONTROVERSIAL MEDICAL WASTE INCINERATOR MUST RECEIVE FINAL APPROVAL, FROM THE TOOELE COUNTY COMMISSION.

TUESDAY NIGHT, STERICYCLE HOSTED A PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING... WHERE OFFICIALS TOLD CONCERNED RESIDENTS, STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS KEEP HER COMPANY UNDER CONSTANT SUPERVISION.

STERICYCLE IS NOW LOCATED NEAR HUNDREDS OF NORTH SALT LAKE HOMES.

THEIR PROPOSED NEW, 40-ACRE SITE, IS 20 MILES OUTSIDE GRANTSVILLE... AND ELEVEN MILES FROM THE NEAREST HOME.

MORE PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE REQUIRED, BEFORE THE COMPANY CAN GET FINAL APPROVAL TO RELOCATE.

 

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