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Crews cleaning up spilled sludge

July 27, 2012

WHEELING, WV — Crews scrambled to clean up sludge after an Allied Waste Services truck spilled its contents, according to WTRF-TV.

While the sludge did not appear to be hazardous, police had to wait for officials from the West Virginia EPA to give the all clear, the article stated.

According to the article, it was up to the EPA officials to determine the best way to remove what materials remained on the road.

The driver of the truck, who was ticketed for having an unsecured load, told police the landfill he was headed to does not accept hazardous waste, the article noted.

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