Latest Superfund sites Stories

2010-06-21 12:54:00

Misconceptions Could Lead to Inappropriate Taxation, Loss of U.S. Jobs without Environmental Benefit ARLINGTON, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote to U.S.

2010-06-15 15:54:00

Engineering, Technical Review of Plan to Follow HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it has approved the environmental assessment of Alliance Sanitary Landfill's proposed expansion in Taylor Borough and Ransom Township, Lackawanna County. The assessment represents the first phase of the department's review of the proposal. "Alliance documented that the environmental, social and economic benefits clearly outweighed...

2009-11-10 11:26:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two companies and the city of St. Maries, Idaho, have agreed to clean up a superfund site in St. Maries at a cost estimated at more than $12 million, the Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today.

2009-08-17 09:00:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection has approved the environmental assessment portion of a permit application by Waste Management Inc. to expand Lake View Landfill, a municipal waste landfill in Summit Township, Erie County.

2009-06-01 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-six companies allegedly responsible for hazardous contamination of soil and groundwater at the Breslube-Penn Superfund Site in Coraopolis, Pa., have agreed to cleanup up the site, the Justice Department and U.S.

2009-05-19 10:06:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific, a manufacturing company headquartered in Atlanta, has agreed to perform remedial work at an estimated cost of nearly $13 million to contain two former disposal areas within the Kalamazoo River Superfund site in Allegan and Kalamazoo Counties, Mich., the Justice Department and U.S.

2009-04-22 11:36:00

ATLANTA, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: PESI) today announced the receipt of 940 gallons of radioactive Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) liquids from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant located in Kevil, KY.

2009-03-19 05:00:00

President and Congress Take First Steps to Restore Polluter Pays Fees for Program FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by the Center for Health, Environment & Justice sheds light on the growing connections between global climate change, corporate bankruptcies and the crisis of the Federal Superfund toxic waste cleanup program.

2008-12-09 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multi-party settlement involving the federal government will ensure that cleanup efforts proceed at the Shpack Landfill Superfund site in the towns of Norton and Attleboro, Mass., the Justice Department and the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.