EPA reaches deal with Mecca plant to reduce foul odor

MECCA, RIVERSIDE COUNTY

Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a deal with Western Environmental Incorporated, a waste-recycling facility in the area.

Foul odors have been traced to the plant.

As part of the deal, plant operators must implement a long list of measures, including installing an odor-control misting system and updating handling procedures for odor-causing substances.

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