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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The man whose company is at the center of an illegal dumping investigation is dealt a setback.

The Ohio Oil and Gas Commission has denied Ben Lupo's request to let him keep operating his salt water injection wells while his company appeals suspension of permits to operate those wells.

Lupo is charged with violating the Federal Clean Water Act for allegedly ordering an employee to dump drilling waste into a Youngstown storm sewer.

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