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A house on Northwest 37th Avenue was set to be demolished by Habitat for Humanity before it was discovered that the residence was infested with mold. With the demolition looming, neighborhood residents have concerns over health issues associated with mold.
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.
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.
Two feet of soil needs to be removed from the neighborhood near Gainesville’s Koppers Superfund site. And over the course of seven hours Thursday afternoon, Mitchell Brourman presented four times to the public the step-by-step plans for doing so.
Earth Day is today. Go hug a tree, recycle some bottles and read this list of fun Earth Day facts.
A team of University of Florida students was recognized for its water sustainability efforts after winning first place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s inaugural Campus RainWorks Challenge.