EPA proposes PCBs cleanup plan for Spokane River

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comment on its proposed plan to reduce the amount of polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, in the Spokane River basin. PCBs in surface water readily accumulate in aquatic organisms, meaning even small amounts in the environment can pose health problems for people who...

Court Approves EPA Settlement Requiring Payment of Response Costs at Missouri Electric Works Superfund Site in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

LENEXA, KAN. (MAY 15, 2024) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the court approval of a settlement agreement with 36 private parties and three federal agencies for payment of EPA’s past and future cleanup costs at the Missouri Electric Works Superfund Site in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The settlement...