by Michael Levin, Ph.D., F.A.A.A.S.
April 13, 2006

Twelve years have passed since the nine (9) reservoir tanks, two (2) pressurized charge vessels, and at least nine (9) different types  of wood preservative chemicals were taken from the Superfund site in a removal action.  Ten years have passed since the Superfund site was capped to be more protective of human health and five (5) years have elapsed since holes were punched into the cap for extraction wells from which groundwater is pumped to a treatment plant at the site.  A sewer line from the Superfund site was grouted and contamination has been found in undisclosed areas downgradient from the treatment plant.  About $15Million dollars has been spent so far, not all of it at the site, with costs probably averaging close to $1Million/year.  

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