State steps in to temporarily shut down BD plant in Covington

Attorney General Chris Carr has filed an injunction motion seeking to have the Becton Dickinson Plant in Covington to temporarily cease operations until additional safeguards are in place. Those safeguards would include constant monitoring.

Covington mayor asks BD plant to cease operations after independent tests for EtO

Big developments involving the industrial plant in Covington releasing a known carcinogen into the air. After independent testing of Ethylene Oxide, ETO, the city of Covington has asked the BD plant to temporarily cease operations until additional safeguards are in place. But representatives with the BD plant insist it is safe, even providing an expert toxicologist to back up their claim.