Tag Archives: Environmental Protection Agency

Stephen Foster Residents Hope For Neighborhood Revival

By on July 9th, 2015 | Last updated: July 9, 2015 at 8:14 am

The Cabot-Koppers wood treatment plant became an EPA Superfund site in 1983 after dioxins contaminated the soil and underground aquifer. Now that cleanup of residential property was completed in November, the residents look toward the future.

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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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