Koppers Clean-up – Gainesville Sun

Posted by Trish Riley, June 27, 2010

Robert Pearce Editorial:

“The contamination issues associated with the Koppers Superfund Site are very complex. They include the deep-soil groundwater threat, the widespread surface soils contamination, the contaminated stormwater runoff into Springstead Creek, and the contamination of off-site surface soils from fugitive dust…

The current situation is the result of gross environmental irresponsibility over a period of almost 100 years by a multibillion-dollar international conglomerate with little regard for consequences. I just can’t help but think that we deserve something better than the “cover up” solution that appears to be what we will be seeing in the EPA’s Final Proposed Plan soon to be released.”

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