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EPA Extends Public Comment Period on Plan to Clean Up Contamination at Superfund site in Gibbsboro, N.J.

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(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has extended the public comment period for its proposal to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the United States Avenue Burn Superfund site in Gibbsboro, N.J. The original public comment period for the cleanup plan was scheduled to end August 28, 2017. The EPA is extending the comment period to September 27, 2017 in response to a request from the public for more time.

The EPA held a public meeting on August 10, 2017 to explain the proposed cleanup plan and the other cleanup options that were considered.

Written comments may be mailed or emailed by September 27, 2017 to:

Julie Nace, Remedial Project Manager

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

290 Broadway, 19th floor

New York, New York 10007-1866

Tel. 212-637-4126


For a copy of the proposed cleanup plan or for more information, please visit: