Inland Empire News
EPA reaches deal with Mecca plant to reduce foul odor
MECCA, RIVERSIDE COUNTY (KABC) -- Change is in the air in the town of Mecca, where noxious odors have sickened many residents.
Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a deal with Western Environmental Incorporated, a waste-recycling facility in the area.
Foul odors have been traced to the plant.
As part of the deal, plant operators must implement a long list of measures, including installing an odor-control misting system and updating handling procedures for odor-causing substances.
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