Latest Superfund sites Stories

2008-09-01 09:00:15

By Jared Page Deseret News The signs are weathered and rusting, and their warning is outdated. "Caution," they read.

2008-08-27 12:00:55

By Oakland Tribune The Alameda County Public Health Department and city officials are holding a community meeting today to discuss the cleanup activity that will soon take place at the old Cal-Tech Metal Finishers site at 841 31st St. in West Oakland.

2008-08-25 03:00:26

By Anonymous More than 15 years after being named to the nation's Superfund list, the Beede Waste Oil site has taken a big step closer to cleanup now that the last responsible party has agreed to sign the cleanup agreement. Brodie Ski Mountain Area Inc.

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.

2008-08-20 18:00:00

By R. Scott Rappold Creede - From above this historic mining town, Willow Creek is a river of poisons, with cadmium, lead and zinc-contaminated water flowing at 33 cubic feet per second.

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.

2008-08-11 06:00:20

By Scott Wyland By SCOTT WYLAND REVIEW-JOURNAL After much haggling, a waste hauler has agreed to finish cleaning up the troubled Sunrise landfill that disgorged heaps of smelly refuse into the Las Vegas wash in 1998 when floodwaters tore open its earthen cap.

2008-08-06 15:00:27

CHARLESTOWN -- The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced a cleanup of hazardous materials at a former landfill on Sand Plain Road starting later this month.

2008-08-04 03:00:15

By Jon Nielsen, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 4--The company at the center of a hazardous chemical investigation in Grand Prairie has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Delfasco Forge, which makes practice bombs for Air Force and Navy pilots, announced the decision last week.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By Kristin S. Agostoni Federal regulators tonight will discuss plans for removing contaminated soil and sludge from a 280-acre site in Harbor Gateway - marking the final phase of an effort that began more than a decade ago.

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