Tag Archives: Environmental Protection Agency

Rainy Weather Slows Cleanup in Stephen Foster Neighborhood

By on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 22, 2014 at 7:30 am

The Environmental Protection Agency is doubling up crews to clean up polluted soil in the Stephen A. Foster neighborhood.

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Air Pollution Increases Pregnant Women’s Risk for High Blood Pressure

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 11:54 am

Air pollution may have adverse effects on pregnant women.

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Cleanup Of Soil Contaminants In Stephen Foster Neighborhood Began Monday

By , and on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Beazer East, Inc., a wood treatment company responsible for potentially-cancerous soil contamination in a neighborhood of the Gainesville area, began soil remediation at their pilot property at 436 NW 30th Ave. on Monday.

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Stephen Foster Resident Speaks Out Against the Remediation Plan

By on November 5th, 2013 | Last updated: November 11, 2013 at 9:43 am

A Stephen Foster resident said that by digging up contaminated soil caused by the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site, it could only make the pollution worse.

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In the News: Boston victims’ expensive recovery, EPA disapproves pipeline document, Shands wins LIVESTRONG grant, Gov. Scott signs education bill

By on April 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 23, 2013 at 10:57 am

Price of Recovery May Place Another Burden on Boston Victims – NYTimes.com – Boston Marathon survivors may face steep medical costs, even with health insurance. Experts say it’s hard to estimate the cost, after including trauma care, prosthetics and potential […]

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Decree filed for Cabot-Koppers site cleanup

By on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 3:08 pm

A consent decree was filed Thursday to clean up the Cabot-Koppers Superfund site, which has contaminated local soil and the Floridan aquifer system for the past three decades.

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