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U.S. Senator Bill Nelson listens to city and county officials and residents on the EPA plan to clean up the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site

By on August 12th, 2010

U.S. Democratic Senator Bill Nelson met with elected leaders from Gainesville and Alachua County on Thursday afternoon to discuss the superfund plan for the contaminated Cabot-Koppers site in Northwest Gainesville. The Environmental Protection Agency has released a plan to clean up the 90-acre site, once used for wood treatment — but as WUFT’s Rachael Wilson reports, local officials and residents told Senator Nelson, they don’t see eye to eye with the EPA on its proposed plan.

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