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'A Civil Action' River to Be Cleaned at Superfund Site

Article: 'A Civil Action' River to Be Cleaned at Superfund Site

WOBURN, Massachusetts, March 3, 2008 (ENS) – Dredging of the Aberjona River and off-site disposal of contaminated sediments are included in a $31 million settlement agreement reached Wednesday between two companies and the federal government to handle cleanup at the Industri-Plex Superfund Site in Woburn, 12 miles north of Boston The Pharmacia Corporation, a successor…

EPA Nixes Pumping Mississsippi Wetlands Dry for Agriculture

Article: EPA Nixes Pumping Mississsippi Wetlands Dry for Agriculture

WASHINGTON, DC, February 4, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is threatening to veto a $220 million Army Corps of Engineers flood-control project in the Mississippi Delta known as Yazoo Pump that environmentalists have long opposed for its adverse impact on wildlife and wetlands. The world’s largest hydraulic pumping plant would be used…