Community, Local Officials Respond To Reports Of Airborne Toxins

Aug 2, 2019

On Monday of last week, Andy Miller shared breaking news discovered by Georgia Health News and WebMD. Their investigation revealed that two facilities, one in Smyrna and one in Covington, have been releasing high levels of ethylene oxide, a gas that causes cancer. These facilities have been releasing airborne toxins in Cobb County for decades.

Gov. Brian Kemp’s administration is now investigating the matter. The involved companies, area officials and residents gathered and are responding to the report.

On Second Thought was joined by GPB’s Ross Terrell, who is covering this ongoing story.

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