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Site Remediation Exemptions

Case Number # 3860

When engineers go to clean up contaminated soil, they either 'rate the soil or heat it, turning what had been soil pollution into air pollution. The EPA used to regulate such remediation efforts, but in 2003 moved to exempt them. Earthjustice has sued to reinstate the regulations.

Press Releases

Friday, December 5, 2003
Environmental groups challenge inadequate EPA regulations for cleanup of toxic waste sites