superfund News

  • Superfund green remediation strategy

    The U.S. EPA is seeking public comment on a new strategy that would make cleanups at hazardous waste sites greener. The Superfund Green Remediation Strategy is an initial effort to outline key actions and related activities that can be undertaken to promote green remediation and to reduce energy use. EPA is taking comment on action items that fall into three major categories: policy and guidance ...

  • Sauer dump proposed for superfund list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is proposing the addition of the Sauer Dump in Dundalk, Md. to the Superfund National Priorities List. The National Priorities List is a national list of sites where hazardous contaminants could impact public health and/or the environment. National Priorities List sites undergo a thorough investigation to determine the full nature ...

  • EnSafe Superfund Site Achievement Honored

    EnSafe Inc.’s award-winning, fast-track remediation of a contaminated site in Charleston, S.C., was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the 1,000th “Construction Complete” Superfund site in the U.S. in November 2006. USEPA officials attending the ceremony recognized the accomplishments of the Superfund Program over the last 26 years and discussed the economic revitalization ...


    By EnSafe Inc.

  • Company settles superfund agreement with EPA

    The US Environmental Protection Agency finalized an agreement with Paul McCoys Laundry and Dry Cleaners, Inc., of Phoenix, Ariz. requiring the company to pay $26,000 for cleanup of the Motorola 52nd Street Superfund site. Paul McCoys Laundry and Dry Cleaners, Inc. will pay $26,000 to settle their liability in the cleanup based on a limited ability to pay. The EPA evaluated the financial ...

  • Dwyer property site proposed for superfund list (MD)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is proposing the addition of the Dwyer Property Ground Water Plume located north of Elkton, Md. to the Superfund National Priorities List. The site, which is currently abandoned and heavily overgrown, is being proposed to the NPL because the groundwater is contaminated with levels of trichloroethene (TCE) that are above EPA’s ...

  • EPA to evaluate Superfund cleanup in Suffolk City, Va.

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing the site cleanup and remedy at the Suffolk City Superfund Sites in Virginia. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be protective of human health ...

  • EPA to Evaluate 22 Previously Cleaned Superfund Sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct five-year reviews at 22 sites to ensure that cleanup of each site continues to protect public health and the environment. The reviews also identify any deficiencies and present recommendations to address them. In conducting the five-year review, EPA will interview local citizens, and review site operations, maintenance and monitoring ...

  • EPA oversees maintenance at Ambler Asbestos Superfund site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is overseeing stream bank maintenance work this week along the Wissahickon Creek at the former Ambler Asbestos Superfund Site. The maintenance work is needed to help control erosion around a concrete structure called a revetment that is designed to reduce erosion by absorbing the impact of water flowing in the creek. The work is being done by a private ...

  • EPA Adds Six Hazardous Sites to Superfund List

    Untitled Document WASHINGTON, DC, April 20, 2006 (ENS) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is adding six new hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the ...

  • Soil Remediation to Begin at Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass.

    Work to excavate and remove contaminated soil at the Blackburn and Union Privileges Superfund Site begins this week. The soil remediation is focused on South Street on the east side properties, where the former Cosmec building sits. This week, contractors for the Responsible Parties began pre-construction activities including setting up support trailers, placing fencing and warning signs around ...

  • EPA and LDEQ celebrate cleanup of superfund site in Louisiana

    Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) joined local public officials and members of the community this week to celebrate the completion of the cleanup at the Ruston Foundry Superfund site in Alexandria, Louisiana. EPA and LDEQ have completed cleanup activities at the site and determined that no further cleanup action is ...

  • EPA adds US Magnesium to Superfund site list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, with support from the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (UDEQ), has announced it has added U.S. Magnesium, LLC, in Tooele County, Utah, to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. Listing U.S. Magnesium on the NPL makes the cleanup of the site a high priority nationally. It also enables EPA and UDEQ to use Superfund authority under ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Cleanup complete at Sayreville Landfill superfund site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed the cleanup of the Sayreville Landfill Superfund site in Sayreville, New Jersey and removed it from the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. The soil and ground water at the closed 30-acre landfill were contaminated with volatile organic compounds, cadmium, lead, benzene, arsenic and polycyclic aromatic ...

  • CBS will pay $31m to clean Indiana superfund sites

    CBS Corp. has agreed to pay $31.35 million to resolve all outstanding liability related to the cleanup of six Superfund sites in and near Bloomington, Indiana, the U.S. Justice Department, Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Indiana announced Tuesday. CBS is the corporate successor to Westinghouse Electric Corp., which operated an electrical capacitor production facility in ...

  • EPA to evaluate Superfund cleanup in Suffolk City, Va.

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing the site cleanup and remedy at the Suffolk City Superfund Sites in Virginia. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be protective of human health ...

  • EPA to evaluate four Superfund cleanups in Delaware

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing site cleanups and remedies at four Superfund sites in Delaware. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be protective of human health and the ...

  • Clean-up plan finalized for Oklahoma superfund site

    The US Environmental Protection Agency, in cooperation with the State of Oklahoma Environmental Secretary, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, and the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma, has completed the final cleanup plan for the Tar Creek Superfund site in Ottawa County, Oklahoma. Components of the cleanup plan include: (1) funding for the voluntary relocation of residents and businesses ...

  • EPA announces superfund cleanup progress for FY 2009

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released last week the annual summary of the Superfund program’s fiscal year (FY) 2009 progress. The report shows that the program continues to make significant progress in achieving its mission of cleaning up the country’s most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites and protecting the health of nearby communities and ecosystems from ...

  • Metro container corp. site proposed for superfund list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed the addition of the Metro Container Corporation site in Trainer, Delaware County, Pa. to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is a national list of sites where hazardous substances could impact human health and/or the environment. These sites first undergo a thorough investigation to determine the full nature and extent of ...

  • EPA to evaluate Superfund cleanups in 16 Pa. communities

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing site cleanups and remedies at the 16 Superfund Sites in Pennsylvania. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be protective of human health and the ...

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