Latest Superfund sites Stories

2008-07-29 15:00:42

By Philip Marcelo CUMBERLAND -- The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has filed Superfund liens on three properties in town that are part of the Peterson/Puritan Inc. Superfund site.

2008-07-26 18:00:33

By The Paducah Sun, Ky. Jul. 26--USEC -- Inc. is counting on financial help from the U.S. Department of Energy to build a $3.5 billion uranium-enrichment factory in Piketon, Ohio, to replace the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant starting in 2012.

2008-07-26 15:00:26

By Diana Washington Valdez, El Paso Times, Texas Jul. 26--SUNLAND PARK -- People on both sides of the city's thorny landfill issue were surprised when the state of New Mexico announced it was rejecting a 10-year renewal permit for the Camino Real Landfill.

2008-07-26 03:00:23

By Jay Conley jay.conley@roanoke.com 981-3114 The rising stretch of land along Virginia 696 where the Kim-Stan Landfill lies against the Rich Patch Mountains used to be a toxic thorn in this rural community's side.

2008-07-25 15:00:56

By Rebecca Correa, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 25--KINGSTON -- The final stage of the 15-year cleanup of a Superfund site has begun.

2008-07-24 09:00:41

How was Superfund created? Superfund was created on Dec. 11, 1980, when Congress enacted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.

2008-07-24 09:00:41

By Ignazio Messina, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul. 24--Envirosafe Services of Ohio Inc., which operates the state's only commercial hazardous waste landfill just east of Toledo, violated eight conditions of its operating permit, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency alleged in a letter to the firm.

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Brie Handgraaf, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jul. 22--Trash talk filled the Snow Camp Volunteer Fire Station on Monday night at a public hearing about a proposed expansion at Coble's Sandrock Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill on Foster Store Road in Liberty.

2008-07-18 15:00:30

By RICH HEWITT; OF THE NEWS STAFF BROOKSVILLE - The risks from the contaminated former Callahan Mine site to human health and the environment are sufficient to warrant conducting a feasibility study of cleanup options, according to an official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

2008-07-15 18:00:23

CHICAGO, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 today announced an agreement with Dow Chemical Co. that requires the company to clean up dioxin contamination in the Riverside Boulevard neighborhood of Saginaw, Mich.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.