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Judge Says Controversial Plant Can Remain Open

Posted April 8, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— April 9, 1996 - 5:50 p.m. EDT

A judge's order is allowing a Randolph County manufacturing plant to stay open despite health concerns of nearby residents.

Some who live near the plant supported state sanctions against Trinity. They now say they are upset with the Judge's order putting their efforts to a halt.

Joann Stickland, a concerned Glenola resident, says she's concerned about the health of those in the community.

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The state health director say Trinity American is a public health nuisance because it uses a chemical that pollutes the town of Glenola and has been linked to illnesses in at least 20 people