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2008-08-15 00:00:20

The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $200,000 to the Oklahoma Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians in a cooperative agreement to assist, develop, and implement Brownfields job training.

2008-08-14 15:00:35

The University of Rhode Island and the towns of Narragansett and South Kingstown will pay almost $3 million to clean up the onetime industrial disposal site at the old West Kingston dump, under the terms of a deal announced this week by two federal agencies.

2008-08-12 15:00:39

By NOK-NOI RICKER; OF THE NEWS STAFF BREWER - For more than a century, the former Eastern Fine Paper Co. and its predecessors made paper on the banks of the Penobscot River and over the decades deposited toxic levels of pollutants in the soil around the mill.

2008-08-07 15:00:30

RICHMOND -- A public hearing on the proposed conversion of the Knowles Mill site, in Shannock, into a public park will be held tonight at 7 at the H.L. Arnold Fire And Safety Complex on Route 112. The mill, also known as Carmichael Mill, was razed in 2006. Geoffrey A.

2008-08-07 09:00:29

By Michelle Dynes Brownfields are polluted land parcels with potential value; EPA offers grants and technical assistance. By Michelle Dynes mdynes@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - They are the blemishes on a cityscape.

2008-08-05 09:00:38

By Eric Walter Environmental groups released a new survey Monday suggesting New York State has weaker soil cleanup standards than a number of other states when it comes to hazardous chemicals such as lead, arsenic and vinyl chloride.

2008-08-05 09:00:38

By Tom Precious, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Aug. 5--ALBANY -- Thirty years after calling attention to the Love Canal environmental disaster, Lois Gibbs now has a new message for the state: Its regulations governing the cleanup of aging industrial sites are inadequate and a danger to the public.

2008-08-05 09:00:38

By Bill O'Boyle, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Aug. 5--HANOVER TWP. -- U.S. Rep. Paul E. Kanjorski on Monday announced receipt of a $178,524 grant from the U.S.

2008-08-05 03:00:24

By Gustavo Reveles Acosta, El Paso Times, Texas Aug. 5--EL PASO -- An inactive advisory board should investigate whether federal grant money could be used to clean up the old Farah building, even if the city wants to dismantled the advisory board in two weeks, East Side city Rep.

2008-08-04 12:00:42

By Mike LaBella, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 4--HAVERHILL -- If $200,000 from the federal government is not enough to clean up the site of the new parking garage, the state is poised to help. Gov.


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2009-07-07 19:47:08

Today's soil contamination is a direct result of man-made chemicals or other changes in nature's soil environment. This contamination most commonly occurs from underground storage tanks bursting, use of pesticides, discarding oil and fuel illegally, leakage of dirty surface water, draining of wastes from landfalls and knowingly dumping industrial wastes into the soil. The most widespread chemicals found are petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, common pesticides, lead and additional heavy metals....

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