By Associated Press
The federal government wrapped up cleanups at six Superfund sites around the country in the 2019 budget year, the fewest since three in 1986, EPA online records showed.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The Trump administration has built up the biggest backlog of unfunded toxic Superfund clean-up projects in at least 15 years, nearly triple the number that were stalled for lack of money in the Obama era, according to 2019 figures quietly…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Brown, Ed White, Associated Press
A congressional watchdog agency report says the Trump administration’s reluctance to directly acknowledge global warming is deterring efforts to safeguard Superfund sites.
Steven D. Cook served more than 20 years as in-house, corporate counsel for LyondellBasell Industries, one of the world's largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
By Michael D. Regan
Texans are questioning how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is handling Superfund sites in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
By Michael Biesecker and Jason Dearen, Associated Press
The Associated Press surveyed six of the 54 Superfund sites in Florida before Irma's arrival, all around Miami in low-lying, flood-prone areas.
By PBS NewsHour
The Environmental Protection Agency said last month that in Texas, 13 of the state's 41 Superfund sites -- the nation’s most toxic industrial waste sites -- had been flooded by Hurricane Harvey after the Associated Press reported about them on…
The Associated Press this weekend found in the Houston area that seven Superfund sites -- areas designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as the country’s most contaminated -- had flooded. After the AP report, the EPA released an aerial survey…
The Houston metro area has more than a dozen Superfund sites, designated by the EPA as being among America’s most intensely contaminated places.
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