Tag Archives: EPA

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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With cleanup effort, is it enough to remove contaminants from the Koppers Superfund site?

By on May 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 9:40 am

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.

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Five fun facts about Earth Day

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 4:29 pm

Earth Day is today. Go hug a tree, recycle some bottles and read this list of fun Earth Day facts.

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UF students awarded first place in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 10:10 am

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.

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April 22, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 4:28 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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In the News: Conn. Shooting; Skating Canceled; Alachua Near Top of AP Scores; EPA Sues Miami; Rowdy Republicans

By on December 15th, 2012 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 10:54 am

Schools eye plans, calm parents after Conn. attack – The mass killing inside a Connecticut elementary school has educators across the country reviewing their security measures, reassuring parents and asking, “What if?” Tampa Bay Times via AP Miami-Dade schools chief [...]

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