|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:22:14 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REGULATION: "Virginia, EPA to recoup nearly $64 million in cleanup costs for Portsmouth Superfund site"|
Virginia, EPA to recoup nearly $64 million in cleanup costs for Portsmouth Superfund site By Tamara Dietrich Virginian-Pilot March 9, 2019 After years of wrangling over who should pay to clean up a Superfund site on the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, a proposed settlement would reimburse Virginia and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency nearly $64 million. The site includes nearly 50 acres of industrialized waterfront and more than 30 acres of river sediment that were contaminated for decades by Atlantic Wood Industries, a wood-treating facility, and for several years by the U.S. Navy. On Friday, officials announced a consent decree filed in federal court that directs the U.S. Department of Defense and the Navy to pay Virginia $8.5 million in remedial costs and the EPA $55.3 million. They also will pay $1.5 million for oyster restoration in the river. … For the entire article, see https://pilotonline.com/news/local/environment/article_265e4fc2-41e7-11e9-81b8-8f0fe10623df.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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