US Environmental Protection Agency - Superfund for Kids
Secret of Bog Creek Farm
After a few years of secret dumping, a neighbor complained to local officials about the stinky smells that kept coming from the property. After talking it over with the neighbor, the officials decided to visit the owner of Bog Creek farm and check it out for themselves. The owner told the officials that people had dumped chemicals into the trench on his property for as long as he could remember. Well, even he had been known to pour a jar of chemicals down into the trench every now and then. After listening to the owner's story, the officials asked the owner to bulldoze the trench and ship the dirt to a special storage area. The owner agreed. However, even after the dirt was shipped away, the stinky smells continued... Smelly trench

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