The EPA’s plan calls for…polluted soil from around the rest of the site and the surrounding neighborhoods would be placed on top of that section and buried underneath a low-permeability cap and a layer of top soil, while chemicals would be injected to fortify the soil, preventing the contaminants – including dioxin and arsenic – from spreading deeper toward the Floridan aquifer.
“I realize what you want, you want to get it all scooped up,” Nelson said. “In this case it’s not a mound. It’s a bunch of contaminated soil, and you want to get it all scooped up.”
“OK, well we’re going to work on that,” the senator said, eliciting applause from the crowd”