EPA proposes cleanup plan for Linden Superfund site

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The federal Environmental Protection Agency’s plan for a 26-acre former chlorine production facility that also produced mercury cells calls for demolishing buildings, treating some of the contaminated soil and groundwater, and capping the soil. The LCP Chemical site, pictured in 2003, is shown looking west.  

LINDEN — A $36 million, decades-long Environmental Protection Agency plan to clean up and then cap a 26-acre Superfund site in the city is inadequate, the New Jersey Sierra Club’s director said.

Jeff Tittel said the federal agency’s proposal to treat and then cap mercury-contaminated soil on …read more

Source: NJ.com Union

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