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Iowa DNR emergency order prevents C6-Zero from operating, says water sources are contaminated

Iowa DNR emergency order prevents C6-Zero from operating, says water sources are contaminated

MARENGO, Iowa (KCRG) – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has issued an emergency order to stop C6-Zero from operating in the state of Iowa after its Marengo plant exploded and injured more than ten people last week. The order says the facility is “a clear threat to public health and the environment” and that …

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Drought-ravaged LA seeks surprising water source: Contaminated Superfund site

Drought-ravaged LA seeks surprising water source: Contaminated Superfund site

As drought and climate change ravage California’s once-reliable drinking water supply, Los Angeles officials are turning to a relatively new and nearly untapped resource for the city’s 4 million people: the Superfund site. in their own backyard. Nearly 70% of the city’s 115 wells in the San Fernando Valley groundwater basin — the largest such …

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Canada's top five federal contaminated sites will cost taxpayers billions to clean up

Canada’s top five federal contaminated sites will cost taxpayers billions to clean up

YELLOW KNIFE – At an estimated cost of $4.38 billion, the cleanup of Giant Mine, one of Canada’s most contaminated sites, is also expected to be the costliest federal environmental cleanup in the country’s history. The figure, recently approved by the Treasury Board of Canada, covers costs from 2005 to 2038, when active remediation at …

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