The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge sediment to maintain proper depth for ship traffic but this action may affect the polychlorinated biphenyls.
EPA distributed more than $730,000 to help three Iowa towns, Kansas City, Mo., and Lincoln, Neb.
Agency works with mountaintop mining companies to ensure compliance with Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.
From lead in plumbing to testing used oil, California's Department of Toxic Substances Control will be enforcing new statutes in 2010.
The agency seeks public input on its interim guidance for dioxins in soil cleanup goals.
EPA has identified these industries for financial obligations in cleanup of environmental releases.
Twenty of 49 potentially responsible parties will now have to contribute funds for the cleanup of the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund Site.
Southington, Conn., GenCorp., Kraft Foods, Shell Oil Co., and United Technologies Corp. will pay millions to ensure protections from contaminated groundwater at the Superfund site; 86 other parties also will contribute.
Federal agencies win largest bankruptcy settlement in U.S. history and plan to use funds to clean and restore sites contaminated by ASARCO mining operations in 19 states.
- By L.K. Williams, EPonline
- Dec 11, 2009
EPA assessed a penalty for the U.S. Navy's failure to consider the full range of cleanup options for discarded military munitions within the Jackson Park Housing Complex Superfund Site in Washington.
Cleanup project gets $25 million in stimulus to speed remediation of contaminated soil.
EPA has ordered Carney Products Co., B.J. Carney & Co., and the City of St. Maries, Idaho to remediate the site using thermal treatment and excavation.
Amendments to the Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure rule clarify exclusions and exemptions.
Dennis Beetham and D.B. Western will be liable for the cleanup of hazardous waste at the ranch ─ whether he does it or the feds do, EPA says.
Blacksmith Institute report highlights top 12 cleanups and successes from around the world.
The Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response is reconsidering the remediation goals based on the latest science.
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is distributing funds to help clean up lead contaminated property, creating jobs in the process.