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EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Proposed Cleanup Plan for Cidra, Puerto Rico Superfund Site; Proposed Plan Will Address Contaminated Soil and Ground Water; Dec. 4 Public Meeting Announced

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 27, 2013)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and ground water at the Cidra Ground Water Contamination site in Cidra, Puerto Rico. The site includes portions of the commercial district and an industrial park in Cidra. The EPA’s plan calls for a combination of cleanup technologies within distinct ...

EPA Proposes Plan to Address Contaminated Soils and Ground Water at Maywood Chemical Company Superfund Site in Maywood and Rochelle Park, New Jersey

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 23, 2013)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to address contaminated soil at the Maywood Chemical Company Superfund site in Maywood and Rochelle Park, New Jersey. Previous industrial activity at the site resulted in contamination of the soil and ground water with volatile organic compounds, radioactive waste and metals. Exposure to ...

EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for the Cayuga County Ground Water

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 9, 2013)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to address contaminated ground water at the Cayuga County Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in Cayuga County, New York. Ground water at the site is contaminated with volatile organic compounds, which can cause serious damage to people’s health and the environment. The EPA ...

EPA to hold public meeting on the Cayuga County ground water contamination superfund site in Cayuga County, New York; Protecting Drinking Water EPA Priority

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 18, 2012)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Cayuga County Ground Water Contamination Superfund site located in Cayuga County, New York. The General Electric Company (GE) owned and manufactured semiconductors at a facility on Genesee Street in the City of Auburn. For a time, Powerex, ...

Webinar - Environmental Isotopes in Groundwater Studies: Nitrogen Species and Reactions in Contaminated Groundwater

by National Ground Water Association (NGWA)  (Feb. 26, 2014)

Webinar overview Gain insight on the integration of nitrogen geochemistry and isotopes may be used for tracing the origin of nitrogen species and their transformations in the subsurface in this Webinar, which is a part of the Environmental Isotopes in Groundwater Studies Webinar series*. Nitrogen represents one of the most ubiquitous and ...

EPA Proposes Plan to Remove Contaminated Buildings at Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund Site in New Jersey

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Mar. 20, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to demolish and remove buildings and smaller structures at the Radiation Technology, Inc. Superfund site in Rockaway Township, New Jersey, which were contaminated during the testing and development of rocket motors and propellants. Buildings and structures on the 263-acre site contain ...

EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan for Ground Water Near the New Cassel Industrial Area in Nassau County, N.Y.; Cleanup Expected to Cost $22.9 Million

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 5, 2013)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up a portion of contaminated ground water beneath the New Cassel/Hicksville Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in the towns of Hempstead, North Hempstead and Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York. Ground water at the site is contaminated with harmful volatile organic ...

EPA announces measures to protect Raritan river from ground water contamination seeping from the American Cyanamid superfund site in Bridgewater Township, N.J.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 19, 2011)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the Wyeth Holdings Corporation, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., to install a system for collecting and treating contaminated ground water from the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, N.J. The agreement requires design and construction of this ...

EPA Encourages public to comment on plan for ground water cleanup near new cassel industrial area in Nassau County, N.Y.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 26, 2013)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced its proposed plan to clean up an area of contaminated ground water within the New Cassel/Hicksville Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in the towns of Hempstead, North Hempstead and Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York. Ground water throughout these areas is contaminated with harmful ...

Pesticide pollution slow to reach groundwater

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 10, 2009)

Underground water aquifers are a significant source of drinking water. In a recent study, French researchers found that pesticides applied to crops can take many years to sink down through the ground and reach groundwater. This means that they may still be entering aquifers, even after agricultural application has stopped. Groundwater is found ...

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