Latest Superfund sites Stories
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By Aaron Besecker, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 15--The outlook appears promising for some brownfield sites in Niagara County, but the redevelopment of several may not happen for a long time, if ever.
By Joe Walker, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Nov. 19--CALVERT CITY, Ky. -- Cleanup workers will start looking for groundwater contamination next year after they demolish the LWD Inc. plant that burned hazardous waste for four decades before going bankrupt. U.S.
By Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer An agreement approved Tuesday by the Wauconda village board regarding a federal Superfund site brings a controversial issue one step closer to resolution. Trustees unanimously approved a consent decree with the U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressmen from Mississippi and Texas asked President George W. Bush on Monday to seek the reversal of proposed closures for two Gulf Coast naval bases, saying the closures would further delay disaster response in the region. In a letter, Mississippi Sen.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An independent panel reviewing closings of U.S. military bases on Friday rejected the proposed shutdown of a politically sensitive air base and reversing some cutbacks for Air National Guard units.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. review panel waded through Pentagon Army and Navy base closure proposals on Wednesday, voting to shutter some big facilities but sparing America's oldest submarine base at Groton, Connecticut, and a Maine shipyard.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's scientific and technical decisions in assessing risks to human health from pollution at a Superfund site in the Coeur d'Alene River Basin have been generally sound, says a new report from the National Academies' National Research Council.
Lycoming County officials and scientists are testing technology they hope will turn organic waste into profitable byproducts. One of the technologies, a metal tank called a Drygester, is designed to break down organic waste anaerobically - without oxygen.