Latest Superfund sites Stories

2008-07-15 12:00:45

By D.A. Wilkinson, Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio Jul. 12--SALEM -- The next stage of the cleanup of the Nease Chemical Co. will be discussed at an upcoming public meeting, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

2008-07-14 15:00:40

By John David Sutter, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City Jul. 13--PICHER -- Over the years, many have championed the cause of this polluted lead and zinc mining town from behind the scenes.

2008-07-11 12:00:00

CHICAGO, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 recently completed a study and proposed a plan to clean up mirex-contaminated soil and sediment in two creeks near the Nease Chemical Superfund site in Columbiana County, Ohio.

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By David Accomazzo Workers cleaning up the last of the contamination at Rocky Mountain Arsenal in Commerce City found a previously undiscovered patch of contaminated land last week.

2008-07-06 15:00:14

By David Fleshler, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 6--An army of chemical-eating microbes will soon join the fight to clean up one of Fort Lauderdale's most stubborn hazardous waste sites. The former Hollingsworth Solderless Terminal Co.

2008-06-30 15:02:34

The U.S. Department of Defense is defying demands from the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct cleanup efforts at three military sites, officials say.

2008-06-30 00:02:02

The U.S. Department of Defense is resisting orders from the Environmental Protection Agency to clean up three military bases, officials say.

2008-06-26 21:02:20

By Teresa Sharp YOUNGSTOWN -- Village officials announced Wednesday that they received the deed to the former Cold Storage facility from Niagara County earlier this week, finally paving the way for the site to be cleaned up. The village received a $110,000 U.S.

2008-06-26 15:03:00

The U.S. Department of Energy says it has given Restoration Services Inc. a contract for assistance in decommissioning an Ohio nuclear facility.

2008-06-20 18:00:16

FREDERICK (AP) - Maryland's environmental secretary, hoping to speed the cleanup of ground water tainted by an old Army dump, has asked federal regulators to add the site at Fort Detrick to a list of the nation's most polluted places.

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