Discussions about remediation and potential redevelopment of the Navassa Superfund site will be the topic of an upcoming public meeting with federal and state environmental officials.Read More
The Multistate Trust responsible for handling the clean-up and redevelopment of the former Kerr-McGee property in north Columbus has invited the public to share their ideas about how the site could be put to use in the future.Read More
After nearly 15 years, Maranatha Faith Center is receiving what its attorney described as potentially the largest property damage claim ever settled in Lowndes County's history, after the discovery of creosote on its property from the former Kerr-McGee plant.Read More
Navassa residents, their neighbors and stakeholders in the area laid out their vision for developing the Kerr-McGee Superfund site, once the property is cleaned up, at a community vision workshop Feb. 23-24.Read More
A community workshop on the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa kicked off tonight to continue getting input from residents. Friday evening was the first of the two-day workshop.
It is the latest attempt from the Multistate Trust to discuss the future of the Superfund site.Read More
The process of cleaning up the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa has been in the works for years.Read More
Residents and others will be able to weigh in on the use of Navassa’s Superfund cleanup site during a weekend community vision workshop Feb. 23-24.Read More
The extent of creosote contamination in the soil and groundwater on and around a former wood treatment plant is of “various levels,” according to a remedial investigation of the site.Read More
The public is invited to attend a public meeting about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp Site – Navassa. The meeting will be 6-8 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Navassa Community Center, 338 Main St. The meeting is hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, and the Multistate Environmental Response Trust.Read More
Community members in Navassa gathered to hear about the latest on redevelopment of the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site Saturday at the Community Center.
The Multistate Environmental Response Trust’s Redevelopment Planning Initiative works with community stakeholders on their vision for future use of the site.Read More
Gov. Deal, alongside Dulany Industries Inc., and Greenfield Environmental Trust, unveiled Thursday the SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex, a mile-long private deepwater frontage along the main Savannah River shipping channel as well as class I rail service on-site and easy access to the Georgia Ports Authority and major interstates like I-95 and I-16.Read More
Soil contaminated with a wood preservative used for decades at a defunct wood treatment plant here still appears to be confined mainly within the boundaries of the former facility.Read More
Four years ago, the site of the former ASARCO smelter in East Helena was crowded with buildings. Today, almost all of them are gone.
It’s the most obvious sign of the long-term project to clean up the Superfund site, led by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Montana Environmental Trust Group, which took over the site as part of ASARCO’s bankruptcy settlement.Read More
In Soda Springs the issue of contaminated ground water from plant chemicals is not a new issue.
It's a problem that many organizations have been monitoring and working on for at least 20 years. Thursday night there was a public open house where people could hear about the progress on the contamination, and talk to experts and ask questions about it.Read More
Crews might test the air in some northwest Springfield homes this summer as they work to clean up a contaminated industrial site.
Marc Weinreich, vice president of the Greenfield Environmental Trust Group, said at a public meeting earlier this year that his group will likely partner with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources this summer to test for air pollution in some people's homes near the old Kerr-McGee railroad tie plant at 2800 W. High St.Read More
The Greenfield Multistate Environmental Trust held a meeting Monday evening to brief residents about investigation and cleanup efforts at the former Kerr-McGee plant site.
The Greenfield Trust is overseeing the cleanup work and eventual rehabilitation of the site, which is located off of 14th Avenue North in Columbus. It began operations in the 1920s as a wood treatment plant. Creosote used in the treatment process was allowed to drip onto the ground, and flowed through open-air ditches that passed through nearby neighborhoods. There was also air pollution by toxic fumes from the treatment process.Read More
This evening, the Greenfield Environmental Multistate Trust will hold an informal town hall to update residents about ongoing cleanup efforts in and around the former Kerr-McGee site in Columbus.
The town hall is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Sim Scott Park community center.Read More
A meeting will be held today to update neighbors on an environmental investigation and clean-up at an old wood treatment plant in northwest Springfield.Read More