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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.
7:11 am
Thu February 20, 2014

EPA Presents Options for Allied Paper Landfill, Residents Still Want Complete Removal

Environmental Protection Agency is considering a range of options for cleaning up PCB contamination
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials presented six options Wednesday night for the cleanup of the Allied Paper site. But city residents, as well as city, county and state leaders in attendance made clear only one option - a complete cleanup of the site - is viable for Kalamazoo.
Environmental Justice
9:13 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Activist Seeks Environmental Justice for Minorities and Poor

Kalamazoo protesters calling for clean up of Allied Paper Landfill - file photo
Credit WMUK

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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Allied Paper landfill
6:20 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Upton encouraged by cost estimates of cleaning up landfill site

Allied Paper Landfill Portage Creek - file photo
Credit WMUK

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
Credit WMUK

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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