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Ammonia spill in Orville ruins creek

According to the Daily Record, last Sunday, as Workers performed routine plant maintenance at Smith Dairy Products Co., roughly 200 pounds of ammonia spilled on to the roof of the facility. From there the spill ran into storm sewers which discharged into and contaminated the nearby unnamed creek.†† Over 23 firefighters worked to contain the spill which spanned approximately 200 yds. of the creek, killing both fish and amphibians.† The Ohio Department of Fish and Wildlife Services has been notified and is curently dealing with the situation.

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