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Allied Paper
8:45 am
Thu January 8, 2015

WSW: Negotiating a Plan for Removing Contamination

Credit WMUK

"Ideally, we'd like to see the PCBs removed." But Kalamazoo Deputy City Manager Jeff Chamberlain says neither the city nor the federal government can afford that. 

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6:14 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Next Phase of Cleaning Up Kalamazoo River Superfund Site Won't Start Until 2017

Various proposals being considered for clean up
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Citizens concerned with the cleanup of the Kalamazoo River Superfund site were presented with a host of potential options for removing contaminants from the area during a meeting Thursday night with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials.
6:28 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Michigan at Risk of Losing Money for Beach Testing

Department of Environmental Quality officials are critical of the new federal standards
Michigan could lose $266,000 this year in federal grant money that allows it to test waters at area beaches, because it hasnt adopted a tougher pollution standard that many claim will lead to unnecessary closings.
9:00 pm
Sun June 15, 2014

Michigan Farmers Raise Concerns About New Federal Water Rules

Farmers worry about additional paperwork, cost and time
Proposed revisions to water regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have Michigan farmers wondering whether they'll eventually be harvesting more bureaucracy, delays and costs than crops. The EPA-Army Corps proposal would modify the federal Clean Water Act to more clearly define what constitutes "waters of the United States" subject to federal regulation.
7:54 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Local Officials Tour Allied Paper Landfill Site

EPA is considering multiple options for cleaning site. Local leaders have called for total removal of PCB contamination
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- After a tour of the former Allied Paper site that gave many local officials their first look from inside the fences, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell on Tuesday urged federal officials to explore emerging technologies in finding a solution to cleaning up the contaminated property.

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