Liberty Environmental acquires New Jersey firm

In an attempt to expands its service areas, Liberty Environmental, Inc. has acquired Lebanon, New Jersey-based Frey Engineering, LLC. Frey Engineering will add its expertise in remedial assessment and design on Superfund cleanup projects.

Read more at Lehigh Valley Business.

Whitefish River extended six more weeks

An oil sheen was spotted on the river near the Whitefish railyard state Superfund site last month. A closure of the pedestrian and bike pathway went into effect on April 11. Construction work will continue into July to improve an interceptor trench. 

Read more at Flathead Beacon.

$315 million has been awarded for brownfield cleanups

The Biden-Harris administration announced the $315 million, which is part of the Investing in America Agenda. It is the largest amount ever invested in brownfields and will be distributed through two grant programs.

Read more at Environmental Protection

Ohio congressman introduces the Pay Less at the Pump Act 

Congressman Mike Carey introduced the act that amend the IRS code of 1986, which will terminate the Superfund tax. This could save taxpayers about $10.5 billion over the course of a decade. 

Read more at the Scioto Post

EPA hosts Pike Hill cleanup meeting

The meeting is the EPA's way to inform the public on the status of the Pike Hill mine cleanup in Corinth, Ohio. Officials will share a summary of the site investigation. 

Read more at Valley News

Federal government reaches agreement on Lawrence Aviation Industries Superfund site

Two-thirds of the 126-acre Lawrence Aviation Industries Superfund site can now be sold after years of litigation. The sale will allow for the redevelopment of the Superfund site.

Read more at TBR News Media.