Feds Close 3 NJ Sites For Unsafe Lead Levels

Law360, New York (March 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Citing high levels of lead that likely came from the metal slag used to build seawalls, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has closed to the public three New Jersey waterfront sites along the Raritan Bay while it considers whether to place the area on its National Priorities List of hazardous sites.

The EPA on Thursday authorized the first step of its “removal action,” consisting of installing a security fence and putting up warning signs on the sites in Sayreville and Old Bridge, N.J., along the Raritan...
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