11 Oct '17, 10pm

San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund Site Cleanup Plan Approved

San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund Site Cleanup Plan Approved 10/11/2017 Contact: [email protected] DALLAS – (Oct. 11, 2017) The cleanup plan to address highly toxic dioxin contamination at the San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund site in Harris County, Texas has been approved. The selected remedy will protect human health and the environment by removing highly contaminated material from the site and securing less contaminated areas. The plan provides certainty to people living near the site by permanently addressing risk posed by the contamination. It also provides certainty to other economic interests including the businesses that rely on the San Jacinto River for navigation and the Interstate-10 transportation corridor. “Today, we are announcing our decision to ensure the San Jacinto site is cleaned up for the benefit of the entire community,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruit...

Full article: https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/san-jacinto-waste-pits-s...

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