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Hice demanding answers from EPA

David Clemons | The Tribune | Posted: Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:00 am

COVINGTON, Ga. — Walton County’s congressman is working with federal regulators after a stunning report of a Covington plant releasing cancer-causing chemicals into the air.

WebMD and Georgia Health News first reported increased rates of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer linked to ethylene oxide exposure, recently have been higher in the 30014 (Covington) ZIP code compared to the state average.