EPA to Clean World's Worst Water

EPA has awarded a contract to clean one of the most toxic Superfund sites in the nation that is "home to the world's most acidic water."

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October 20, 2000, 9:15 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"The treatment plant costs about $4.5 million a year to run and will have to be operated 'in perpetuity,' said Winston Hickox, head of the California Environmental Protection Agency. The site probably won't ever be cleaned up completely, Hickox said. The best solution is to capture and treat the runoff before it reaches the river, he said. "

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Thursday, October 19, 2000 in The San Diego Union-Tribune

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