The cleanup of a polluted Massachusetts harbor should serve as an example for tackling other contaminated sites across the country, the EPA’s acting head said.
International Paper Co. and McGinnes Industrial Maintenance Corp., both working to clean up a Superfund site slammed by Hurricane Harvey last year, say it will take two years to figure out how to adapt the site’s waste-removal plan for the potential of severe weather.
Companies involved with contaminated properties will see more incentives to negotiate quicker deals for faster cleanups over the next year as part of the EPA’s continued emphasis on addressing Superfund sites.
David Beckham’s latest proposal to build a pro soccer stadium in Miami might hinge on the cost to clean up soil contamination from the city’s long-shuttered trash incinerators.
Superfund sites on the EPA’s priority list will continue to move toward accelerated cleanup and redevelopment, the agency’s acting administrator told employees.
The EPA’s new tool for determining companies’ liabilities at Superfund sites will be released to the public, according to the agency.
A Texas man’s evidence that a contaminated property was fraudulently conveyed to him doesn’t save him from liability for the site’s cleanup under the state underground storage tank law.
Companies buying or selling hazardous waste sites face risks, so planning ahead is vital, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says in its latest guidance.