EPA Unveils $24m Plan For Cleanup Of Toxic Dump Near Dismal Swamp

by Tom Johnson / NJ Spotlight

The federal government Monday announced a $24 million cleanup plan to remove contaminated soil and other toxics from a 70-acre Superfund site in South Plainfield, adjacent to the Dismal Swamp, one of the few remaining natural wildlife refuges in the area.

The final cleanup plan announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will remove up to 124,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil and debris from the Woodbrook Road Dump, a former waste disposal area in the 1940s and 1950s.

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