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March 14, 2013

Group seeks soil testing


Tonawanda News — Attendees provided Creedon with their own input on what to do next, and expressed their own concerns about their health.

Joyce Hogenkamp, president of Citizens United for Justice, encouraged the audience to attend the government's case against Tonawanda Coke. The ongoing jury trial is the result of a 19-count indictment against the plant and its environmental manager, Mark Kamholz, for allegedly violating federal environmental regulations.

"You then give a face to the people who have been poisoned and hurt through the years," she said. 

Contact reporter Jessica Bagley at 693-1000, ext. 4150

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