EPA’s plan for cleaning up plume of toxic chemicals that’s slowly migrating towards Alachua County’s water supply | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, FL

Posted by Trish Riley, October 25, 2009

Based on those Floridan well samples along the boarder of the Koppers site, which show levels of naphthalene – a component of creosote – exceeding state standards, GRU is taking the position that the “worst-case” scenario described in the report is, in fact, reality, Hutton said.

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Neighborhood worried about contamination

While it’s the underground contamination at the Cabot Koppers Superfund site that has been the source of debate for years, new data show that contaminated top soil blowing off the site and rainwater flowing into Springstead Creek have high levels of …