EPA Floats $17M Cleanup Plan For NJ Superfund Site

Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday unveiled a $17 million plan to clean up massive amounts of tainted soil at a northern New Jersey site riddled with chemical and radiological waste, the second of three prongs in a long-running remediation effort.

The 63-acre Superfund site, which stretches across the Bergen County towns of Maywood and Rochelle Park in a highly developed area, was contaminated with radioactive wastes, toxic volatile organic compounds and heavy metals by the Maywood Chemical Co. from 1916 to 1955, the EPA...
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