BREAKING NEWS: Federal charges to be filed in Youngstown brine dumping case

YOUNGSTOWN — There will be a news conference today at 1 p.m. in Youngstown to announce federal charges being filed in relation to the dumping of brine and drilling mud into a tributary of the Mahoning River in Youngstown on Jan. 31.

On hand will be U.S. Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul J. Gains, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Jim Zehringer and representatives from the U.S. and Ohio Environmental Protection Agencies.

The conference is to be at the park at B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave.

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