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EPA To Oversee Cleanup of Lead-Contaminated Soil at Chicago Site

U.S. EPA Region V recently issued a press release relating to cleanup at a site in Chicago.  EPA “announced a settlement with H. Kramer & Co., the City of Chicago and the BNSF Railway Co. to remove lead-contaminated soil near the Benito Juarez Community Academy in Pilsen.  The alley at 21st Place behind the H. Kramer foundry and a portion of the BSNF railway spur at 21st Place and Cermak Road will also be paved to eliminate potential exposure to lead.  EPA will oversee the cleanup, which is expected to begin this month and to be completed by the end of the year.”  Read the News


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