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EPA Wants To Do Partial Excavation Of Contaminants At Radioactive West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

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By Bryce Gray

February 1, 2018

In a long-awaited decision, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that it aims to pursue partial excavation as its strategy to remediate the West Lake Landfill Superfund site in Bridgeton — the home of waste linked to the Manhattan Project.

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