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$2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears Completion; EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site; Total Actions Expected to Cost at Least $4.5 Million
EPA announced that General Electric Company and SI Group, Inc. (formerly Schenectady Chemical) have agreed to conduct comprehensive studies of the contamination at the site.
EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and Congressmember Rodney Frelinghuysen Announce Successful Removal of Hazardous Waste from Radiation Technology Superfund Site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey; Tour Five Superfund Sites in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties
The officials were in Morris, Essex and Sussex Counties to review and assess progress on Superfund cleanups at five hazardous waste sites. They were joined by state and local officials to highlight the success of the federal Superfund law in protecting the health of people who live and work near contaminated sites, creating jobs and boosting local economies.
Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan, Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso and other dignitaries as she announced that work has begun to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from a half-mile stretch of the Passaic River that runs by Riverside County Park North in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. For more information on the Passaic River Superfund cleanup
On July 19, Regional Administrator Judith Enck and staff from the San Juan Bay Estuary Program were at the Condado Lagoon in Puerto Rico to observe the progress of an environmental research project on oysters and their ability to filter water by removing organic particles suspended in the water column. This project is being implemented by the San Juan Bay Estuary Program and engages residents from the surrounding community and graduate students from the Metropolitan University. For more information, visit: http://estuario.org/
Greening the Apple - EPA's New York City Blog
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