TITLE

Army, agency agree on Md. site cleanup

AUTHOR(S)
Geiselman, Bruce
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Waste & Recycling News;7/20/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached an agreement with the Army on plans to continue cleanup actions at the Fort George G. Meade Superfund site in Maryland. The Army, the EPA, the Department of the Interior and the Architect have signed an interagency agreement that ensures cleanup actions proceed under EPA oversight in a manner that protects the community and the environment. EPA was asked by the Defense Department to oversee the clean up.
ACCESSION #
43454298

 

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