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6:20 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Upton encouraged by cost estimates of cleaning up landfill site

Allied Paper Landfill Portage Creek - file photo
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Congressman Fred Upton discusses the Allied Paper Landfill site

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton favors a complete removal of PCB contamination from the Allied Paper landfill site. 

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Allied Paper landfill
8:10 am
Wed December 11, 2013

WestSouthwest: Cleaning up a Superfund site

Allied Paper Landfill - file photo
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WestSouthwest with Gary Wager and Bruce Merchant

As 2013 comes to an end, the future of the Allied Paper remains unclear. Many citizens are urging the  Environmental Protection Agency to approve a complete clean of PCB contamination. 

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10:08 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Advocates of cleaning up Allied Paper Landfill still waiting for EPA report

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"Clean Up Not Cover Up" campaign held event Wednesday night
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - More than 70 people packed into Bell's Eccentric Cafe Thursday to hear an update on the Allied Paper site cleanup effort. Bruce Merchant, the former public works director for the city of Kalamazoo, who has continued to advocate on behalf of the city for cleanup of the Allied Paper landfill, told the crowd there wasn't much new information to report, but the campaign needs to keep its momentum during this waiting period.