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Containment boom helps clean up river after oil spill

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NILES, Ohio - Containment booms on the Mahoning River continue to catch some of the oil still floating on the Mahoning River after an oil spill from Acerlor Mittal.

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says it will have a site inspection at the plant in the future to make sure the company is in compliance with all permits and there are no other problems.

Mike Settles with the OEPA says oil was released from an oil water separator pond after it rained.

He tells us there was also a problem with an oil recirculation system at the plant.

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