Superfund List Grows

According to a news release dated September 15, 2011, “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding 15 hazardous waste sites that pose risks to people’s health and the environment to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. EPA is also proposing 11 sites to be added to the list.”

The EPA published the first NPL in 1982.  Of the 1,652 sites that have been listed on the NPL since 1982, 350 have been “cleaned up.”

Here is the link to the EPA News Release http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/BC39B57FBC50DA8A8525790C005C0BB6

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