pcbs http://wmuk.org en Activist Seeks Environmental Justice for Minorities and Poor http://wmuk.org/post/activist-seeks-environmental-justice-minorities-and-poor <p></p><p>The founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice based in New York will speak this week at Western Michigan University.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 02:13:17 +0000 Gordon Evans 12397 at http://wmuk.org Activist Seeks Environmental Justice for Minorities and Poor Upton encouraged by cost estimates of cleaning up landfill site http://wmuk.org/post/upton-encouraged-cost-estimates-cleaning-landfill-site <p></p><p></p><p>West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton favors a complete removal of PCB contamination from the Allied Paper landfill site.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 23:20:10 +0000 Gordon Evans 11830 at http://wmuk.org Upton encouraged by cost estimates of cleaning up landfill site WestSouthwest: Cleaning up a Superfund site http://wmuk.org/post/westsouthwest-cleaning-superfund-site <p></p><p></p><p>As 2013 comes to an end, the future of the Allied Paper remains unclear. Many citizens are&nbsp;urging the &nbsp;Environmental Protection Agency to approve a complete clean of PCB contamination.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:10:09 +0000 Gordon Evans 10957 at http://wmuk.org WestSouthwest: Cleaning up a Superfund site Final Portage Creek cleanup starts http://wmuk.org/post/final-portage-creek-cleanup-starts <p>The <a href="http://www.epa.gov/region5/cleanup/kalproject">U.S. Environmental Protection Agency</a> says it will start the last round of clean-up work on <a href="http://www.epaosc.org/portagecreekarea">Portage Creek</a> in Kalamazoo later this week. The EPA plans to remove about 4,000 cubic yards of sediment contaminated by toxic PCBs.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:56:05 +0000 Andrew Robins 7497 at http://wmuk.org Final Portage Creek cleanup starts