Wednesday, April 22, 2009

EPA selects 50 polluted sites for stimulus money.

Fifty of the country's most polluted and hazardous waste sites have been picked by federal environmental officials to receive a half-billion dollars of stimulus money.

The sites in 28 states were contaminated years ago by mining waste, lead smelters, and chemical releases. At half of the sites, cleanup stalled when the Environmental Protection Agency ran short of money. Continue reading here:

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