EPA finalizes cleanup plans for idled yard, four other NY sites

Oct 16, 2006 | 09:24 AM | Michael Marley

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the final cleanup plans for the now defunct Consolidated Iron & Metal Co. Inc. scrapyard and four other Superfund sites in New York.

The work at the former scrapyard near Newburgh, a small town about 50 miles north of New York City, will involve the removal of about 78,000 cubic yards of soil contaminated with lead, volatile organic compounds and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), EPA's Region 2 office in New York said in a statement. The EPA added that it will....





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