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|October 19, 2017|
Contaminated groundwater basin set for clean-up
RIALTO - The Environmental Protection Agency has adopted the first of two groundwater cleanup plans for the B.F. Goodrich Superfund Site. It is the first step in the EPA’s solution to permanently contain and clean the perchlorate contaminated water.
The site includes soil and groundwater contaminated with perchlorate, trichloroethene, and other chemicals.
The estimated cost of the EPA’s planned remedy is up to $18 million for design and construction, and another $1.6 million per year for operation and maintenance.
The Superfund designation means that B.F. Goodrich and other responsible parties found to be liable for the contamination will be forced to reimburse the federal government for its expenditures on the cleanup. (INT)
Story Date: October 14, 2010