TITLE

Information on Cost and Other Issues Related to the Cleanup of the Federal Creosote Site

AUTHOR(S)
Stephenson, John B.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/29/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the examination conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) assessed risks and remedies for the Federal Creosote site in Manville, New Jersey. It states that creosote is a mixture of chemicals used to maintain wood products, such as railroad ties. It cites that the EPA had completed remedies for the site as of May 2009. However, total site costs had exceeded original estimates.
ACCESSION #
49049230

 

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