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Railside Waste Transfer Brought Under State and Local Rules

Article: Railside Waste Transfer Brought Under State and Local Rules

TRENTON, New Jersey, October 21, 2008 (ENS) – After a four year legal battle, operators of five railside waste transfer facilities in North Bergen have agreed to follow state solid waste and local health rules under a settlement approved today by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission. The operators have agreed to pay $1 million to…

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…