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Atlantic Richfield Will Spend $8M to Remedy Leviathan Mine

Article: Atlantic Richfield Will Spend $8M to Remedy Leviathan Mine

SAN FRANCISCO, California, January 22, 2009 (ENS) – Acid mine drainage from the Leviathan Mine Superfund Site near the California-Nevada border will be treated during the warm months to prevent contaminants from polluting downstream waters under a settlement reached Wednesday between the federal government and the Atlantic Richfield Company. For decades, the inactive sulfur mine,…

Lower Passaic River to Be Cleaned of Dioxin-Laden Sediment

Article: Lower Passaic River to Be Cleaned of Dioxin-Laden Sediment

NEWARK, New Jersey, June 25, 2008 (ENS) – The removal of contaminated sediment from the lower Passaic River took a step forward Monday when an agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and two companies was signed at a park overlooking the river. The deal requires Occidental Chemical and Tierra Solutions to remove 200,000 cubic…