"Our decision to move forward with the removal of lead from the properties of more than two dozen residences is a major milestone in the long-term cleanup of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund site cleanup," said
The former Flintkote Plant property located at
In the second phase, which is ongoing,
The third phase of cleanup - also currently ongoing - is an investigation of groundwater and contaminated sediment in the Creek from
Today's announcement involves the fourth phase, which is the cleanup and restoration of lead-contaminated soil at residential properties near the former Flintkote Plant property.
The Superfund program has been providing important health benefits to communities across the country for more than 35 years. Superfund cleanups also strengthen local economies. Data collected through 2017 shows that at 487 Superfund sites in reuse, approximately 6,600 businesses are generating
On the one-year anniversary of the