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Sulfuric acid spill in Warren Township

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WARREN TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Warren Township Fire Department says a flange on a line that didn't work is responsible for a sulfuric acid leak at Arcelor Mittal Steel.

Officials say about 12-hundred gallons of sulfuric acid spilled into a ditch and into a drive at the plant.

The Trumbull Hazardous Materials Team assisted the Warren Township Fire Department to make sure the corrosive acid and its vapors didn't get into the water system through a nearby ditch.

21 News has been told that Arcelor Mittal Steel, which makes coke for the steel making process, has hired local contractors to use lime to neutralize the acid.

No one was injured.

 

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