Matthews neighbors win battle against waste incinerator

Matthews neighbors win battle against waste incinerator

Matthews neighbors win battle against waste incinerator

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by NewsChannel 36 Staff

NewsChannel 36 Staff

Posted on May 17, 2011 at 9:38 AM

MATTHEWS, N.C. -- A controversial medical waste incinerator in Matthews has shut down as its owner seeks a buyer.

Neighbors have complained about the smoke and the smell from the incinerator since it opened more than 25 years ago.

The owners had been ordered to meet two emissions deadlines by June. Those deadlines remain in place regardless of who buys the site.

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