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Office of Inspector General

Report: Progress Made, but Improvements Needed at CTS of Asheville Superfund Site in North Carolina to Advance Cleanup Pace and Reduce Potential Exposure

Report #16-P-0296, August 31, 2016

What We Found

EPA Region 4 can accelerate the cleanup and completeness of work, and improve public communications, to better control human exposure to unsafe industrial contamination at the CTS site.

Report Materials​​

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Podcast: Report Overview with Kathy Hess

Video: CTS of Asheville
EPA OIG Multimedia, 2:47

(full screen)

video transcript(1 pg, 2 K)

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