Agent Orange Clean Up

US calls for $1.7B cleanup of Passaic River

Washington Times | Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:17:22 -0700

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The federal government plans to launch a $1.7 billion cleanup of a stretch of the Passaic River in New Jersey where Agent Orange was made and where mercury and DDT remain. The plan, unveiled Friday in Newark, has the support of ...

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EPA Passaic River Clean-Up Proposal Largest In History

TheAlternativePress.com | Sun, 13 Apr 2014 07:48:45 -0700

The EPA release cited the Diamond Alkali facility in Newark as a “major source of dioxin in the river, where the production of Agent Orange and pesticides during the 1960s generated dioxin that contaminated the land and the river.” The release ...

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Scandal Finale Recap: Bad Guys Run the World

Vulture | Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:11:01 -0700

If I had access to the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind experience, I would wipe this entire season from memory. Abby, thankfully, was the proxy for all of us, telling them to get it together and clean the fuck up. Literally. When Charlie and ...

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A Cleanup Plan for a Toxic River

New York Times | Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:04:53 -0700

Among the worst of the poisons is dioxin, generated in part by a plant in Newark that produced Agent Orange and other deadly pesticides during the 1960s. Now, after years of study, the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a cleanup plan for a ...

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