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2008-09-01 03:00:11

By Harris, Linda A $200,000-federal brownfields grant will allow the city of Weirton to get rid of an old grade school that has fallen into disrepair since its doors closed more than a decade ago.

2008-08-28 15:00:42

By SCOTT FALLON, STAFF WRITER The heavily contaminated Honeywell International Inc. campus in Teterboro will be cleaned up under a major redevelopment project to build a warehouse and distribution center on the site near Teterboro Airport.

2008-08-23 03:00:18

The Kinnickinnic River will get a $22 million cleanup using funds from the federal government and the state of Wisconsin, officials said. The U.S.

2008-08-17 15:00:15

By Leslie H. Dixon NORWAY - The results of the second phase of an environmental study of the old corn canning factory on Lake Road will be revealed next month, but early indications show there may be no significant hazards.

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.


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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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