EPA Proposes to Add Dutchess County Creek, N.Y. to the Federal Superfund List; Sediment Contaminated with Mercury, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

EPA Proposes to Add Dutchess County Creek, N.Y. to the Federal Superfund List; Sediment Contaminated with Mercury, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed adding the Wappinger Creek in Dutchess County, N.Y. to its Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Sediment within the two mile long tidal portion of the creek, which is downstream from an industrial park, is contaminated with mercury, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and other pollutants
EPA Proposes to Add Dutchess County Creek, N.Y. to the Federal Superfund List; Sediment Contaminated with Mercury, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Source: EPA Water news

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