Congressman urges EPA to stop stench from SC paper mill after thousands complain

A South Carolina congressman is pressing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to stop the foul odors that have made life difficult for thousands of people who live on both sides of the state line near Charlotte.

U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman, a Republican whose 5th District includes York County, told the EPA in a letter Monday that the agency should pick up the pace to complete an enforcement action against the New Indy paper mill. That would make it possible to resolve odor problems that many people have complained about, Norman said.

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