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EPA Badly Fumbles Jersey Pompton Lakes Toxic Cleanup

by Admin - May 13th, 2014.
Filed under: News.

Trenton — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making one of the nation’s longest toxic removal operations even longer with the announcement that it is withdrawing its permit for the heavily contaminated Pompton Lakes area cleanup plan. By going back to the drawing board, EPA raises serious doubts about both the scope and schedule for the already 25-year old remediation of the former E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Company ammunition plant, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).

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