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File photo: Kalamazoo City Commissioner Don Cooney and Kalamazoo residents march to protest capping the Allied Paper Landfill, May 2013.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will decide on the final cleanup plan for the Allied Paper Landfill site soon. But the City of Kalamazoo is still weighing its options. The city has been in talks with BioPath Solutions - a company that breaks down PCB waste with microbes. BioPath says the treatment would cost at least $15 million less than the EPA’s proposed plan. But the question remains - will it work?


EPA is considering multiple options for cleaning site. Local leaders have called for total removal of PCB contamination

Environmental Protection Agency is considering a range of options for cleaning up PCB contamination

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The founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice based in New York will speak this week at Western Michigan University. 

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

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