Chenega Global Services Wins DOE Support Contract

Anchorage, Alaska, company will support environmental projects under a 3-year, $25 million small business contract.

EPA Asks for Comment on Treece, Kan., Relocation Offer

The relocation exemption has congressional support and would move approximately 77 residential and business properties.

EPA Honors Palos Verdes Team for Risk Education Effort

The Palos Verdes Shelf Fish Contamination Education Collaborative Community Outreach Team educated local fishermen and the Vietnamese and Chinese communities on the dangers of consuming contaminated fish.

Nutmeg Valley Road Site Still Protective, EPA Says

Following its five-year review, EPA said natural degradation and state and local laws are preventing exposure to contaminated groundwater.

EPA Extends Emory River Closure to Mid-May

Agency and TVA have brought in large hydraulic dredge equipment to expedite ash removal.

Law Firm Secures $2.5 M Judgment in Superfund Case

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.

Century Oil's Delay Costs $1.3 M for UST Violations

Company did not comply with order to close underground storage tanks at two former Texaco gas stations in Pennsylvania.

TVA Fly Ash Spill Evaluation, Cost Analysis Ready for Comment

EPA's engineering evaluation addresses cleanup, stabilization, and closure of the Swan Pond embayment area.

Order Spurs Hazmat Flood Risk Reduction in Kent, Washington

All American Metal Finishing has agreed to complete cleanup of hazardous chemicals at its former metal finishing business.

EPA, MDEQ Agree to Dioxin Assessment Order for Dow Chemical

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.

Contractors Take Out Tanks at Pennsylvania Gas Station Site

State environmental agency will determine the presence of contamination using about $75,000 in stimulus funds.

Low Oxygen, Nutrients Slow Exxon Valdez Oil Degradation

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.

University of Iowa Finds PCBs in Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal

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.

Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska Towns Assess Brownfields with Stimulus Funds

EPA distributed more than $730,000 to help three Iowa towns, Kansas City, Mo., and Lincoln, Neb.

EPA Confirms Permit for Hobet 45 Mine; Halts Work on Spruce No. 1

Agency works with mountaintop mining companies to ensure compliance with Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

Cal/EPA Reviews 2010 Toxic Substances Control Changes

From lead in plumbing to testing used oil, California's Department of Toxic Substances Control will be enforcing new statutes in 2010.

EPA Steps Up PRGs for Dioxin in Soil

The agency seeks public input on its interim guidance for dioxins in soil cleanup goals.

Chemical, Petroleum and Coal, Electric Power Industries to Pay for Cleanup

EPA has identified these industries for financial obligations in cleanup of environmental releases.

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