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Railroads Pay to Relocate California Drinking Water Well

Railroads Pay to Relocate California Drinking Water Well

SAN FRANCISCO, California, February 4, 2009 (ENS) – The Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway have agreed to pay nearly $1 million in cleanup costs at a Superfund site in the town of Arvin, California, the U.S. EPA announced today. Located in an industrial, agricultural, and residential area of Kern County, the five acre site…

Army Privatizes $100 Million Fort Ord Explosives Cleanup

Army Privatizes $100 Million Fort Ord Explosives Cleanup

MONTEREY, California, August 13, 2008 (ENS) – The largest privatized cleanup of a Superfund site in the nation is about to happen at Fort Ord, a former U.S. Army base on Monterey Bay that was closed in 1994. The Army will contract out cleanup of nearly 3,300 acres on the former base to the Fort…

ARCO Pays $2.7 Million to Contain Waste at Old Copper Mine

ARCO Pays $2.7 Million to Contain Waste at Old Copper Mine

SAN FRANCISCO, California, June 29, 2008 (ENS) – The Atlantic Richfield Company, ARCO, has been ordered to reimburse the federal government $2.77 million for work already performed to clean up abandoned wastes from the Anaconda copper mine that are contaminating air and water in central Nevada. The order issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…