EPA releases $290 million plan to clean up 120 acres of contamination

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Seattle's East Waterway, which is one part of the Harbor Island Superfund site, is contaminated with PCBs that pose a risk to people who consume local fish or shellfish. To tackle the pollution, the EPA has established this $290 million plan to clean up the East Waterway. 

Colorado Superfund site still secure, EPA Says

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Despite setbacks related to the company responsible for cleanup of the former uranium mill site, which was declared a Superfund site back in 1984, state and federal representatives say that the area is secure and being maintained. Still, the reassurance isn't enough for some. 

$8 million settlement reached to clean up Superfund site near Moundsville, West Virginia

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) have reached a settlement with Honeywell International Inc. and Olin Corporation. The companies will pay for cleanup costs at the Hanlin-Allied-Olin Superfund Site, located near Moundsville, West Virginia, which is contaminated with mercury. 

EPA to expand Jasper County Superfund site

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The expansion of the Oronogo-Duenweg Mining Belt National Priorities List Superfund site will include all of Jasper County, and will allow the EPA to conduct long-term cleanup efforts to help residents and the environment. 

Yale Superfund research center is looking for volunteers

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The research center is looking for participants on Long Island, which is where a cancer-causing chemical has been detected in both private wells and public water supply systems.

Smurfit-Stone Superfund site toxins to be studied

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Democratic Rep. Jonathan Karlen is sponsoring a resolution that requires lawmakers to study the site of the former Smurfit-Stone pulp mill, located near Missoula, Montana. His proposal, which has cleared the House of Representatives, still needs to be approved by Senate.