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EPA adds seven Florida air polluters to Watch List

"The Pinellas County Resource Recovery Facility is one of the nation’s largest waste-to-energy trash incinerators. The plant’s boilers consume 3,000 tons of garbage every day, creating saleable energy that allows the county facility to turn a $20 million annual profit."

However, in an investigation done by the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, partnered with the Center for Public Integrity, discovered that the "facility was one of seven sites included within the last two months on the EPA Facility Watch List, which names “high-priority violators” of the Clean Air Act whose violations have gone unresolved for more than 270 days."

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