cleanup work

270 Companies Pay to Clean One Connecticut Superfund Site

270 Companies Pay to Clean One Connecticut Superfund Site

HARTFORD, Connecticut, November 3, 2008 (ENS) – Millions of dollars in cleanup costs at a former solvent recycling and resale facility in Southington, Connecticut will be covered by three related settlements reached by the federal government with more than 270 companies responsible for the mess. The Solvents Recovery Service of New England disposed of solvent-laden…

EPA: General Electric Must Revise River Clean Up Plan

EPA: General Electric Must Revise River Clean Up Plan

BOSTON, Massachusetts, September 10, 2008 (ENS) – General Electric’s cleanup proposal for PCB contamination of the Housatonic River south of Pittsfield, Massachusetts raises more than 150 concerns, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The river sediment is polluted with polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs, south of the GE property where the company formerly manufactured electrical equipment…

Washington Town of Skykomish Torn Up for Cleaning

Washington Town of Skykomish Torn Up for Cleaning

BELLEVUE, Washington, July 6, 2008 (ENS) – Work to clean up oil contamination beneath Skykomish has resumed this summer, under an agreement between the Department of Ecology and BNSF Railway in cooperation with the town. A railway maintenance and fueling facility operated in Skykomish, located along Stevens Pass, from the early 20th century until 1974.…