|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 2 Mar 2010 07:10:23 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Hooker Chemical site, Montague Township, Michigan|
EPA wants more wells to protect White Lake from effects of old chemical
By John S. Hausman Muskegon Chronicle February 27, 2010MONTAGUE -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan it says will clean up groundwater to safe levels within 18 years in the southern portion of the former Hooker Chemical site in Montague Township.
It's the first major new cleanup initiative proposed for the notorious site in nearly a decade.
The EPA proposes to install an additional six extraction wells to speed the cleanup of the area south of Old Channel Trail and north of White Lake. The wells would be placed north of Old Channel Trail and immediately south of the source areas of the contamination left by the long-defunct chemical factory.
... For the entire article, see http://www.mlive.com/news/muskegon/index.ssf/2010/02/epa_wants_more_wells_to_protec.htmlSee also http://www.whitelakebeacon.com/news/20959-proposed-revisions-to-cleanup
-- 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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