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.
A state lawmaker joined the calls Thursday for a plant in Newton County to temporarily close.
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.
Police arrest two men wanted for a string of car break-ins across metro Atlanta.
A Covington family was by the side of their loved one at Atlanta Medical Center Tuesday as they made the difficult decision to take her off life-support.
Covington Police announced the arrests of 4 people on Friday, including a juvenile, on charges they kidnapped and robbed a man in an online dating scheme.
Man ambushed and robbed by woman he met online