|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 6 May 2014 09:34:03 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "CTS neighbors see little done despite millions spent, " Asheville, North Carolina|
CTS neighbors see little done despite millions spent by Clarke Morrison Asheville Citizen-Times (NC) May 5, 2014ASHEVILLE – With at least $11 million in government funding spent so far on the CTS Superfund site, neighbors like Lori Murphy see little to show for it.
It’s been nearly 15 years since toxic industrial chemicals were discovered oozing up into springs next door to the former manufacturing facility on Mills Gap Road, which now is a vacant lot surrounded by a fence and visible from the road.
Since then federal, state and local agencies have been involved in efforts including well and soil testing, installing house filtration systems and running municipal waterlines.
But it was just two years ago that the site was added to the Superfund National Priorities List, and officials say a major cleanup of the contamination won’t begin until at least 2016.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2014/05/05/cts- neighbors-see-little-done-despite-millions-spent/8743351/
-- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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