Following its five-year review, EPA said natural degradation and state and local laws are preventing exposure to contaminated groundwater.
Agency and TVA have brought in large hydraulic dredge equipment to expedite ash removal.
The court ruled in favor of the Solvent Chemical Company in litigation involving the recovery of cleanup funds from one of the potentially responsible parties of a site in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Company did not comply with order to close underground storage tanks at two former Texaco gas stations in Pennsylvania.
EPA's engineering evaluation addresses cleanup, stabilization, and closure of the Swan Pond embayment area.
All American Metal Finishing has agreed to complete cleanup of hazardous chemicals at its former metal finishing business.
State environmental agency will determine the presence of contamination using about $75,000 in stimulus funds.
With supportive public comments, the agency says it plans to involve the community as Dow proceeds with its Superfund work in two Michigan waterways and continues to comply with its Resource Conservation and Recovery Act license.
A Temple University professor found that the nutrient concentration in the beaches was 10 times lower than what is required for optimal aerobic biodegradation of oil.
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