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Fox River proposed to be added to NPL



Announcement from EPA below indicates Fox River in Wisconsin (listed for PCB contamination; presumably Lower Fox) is one of sites proposed to be added to National Priorities List, which would make it eligible for remediation via Superfund.
    Mike Murray
    NWF
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!PA/EPA ADDS AND PROPOSES NEW SITES TO THE SUPERFUND NPL/SCROLL
FOR RELEASE:   FRIDAY, JULY 24, 1998

EPA ADDS AND PROPOSES NEW SITES TO THE 
SUPERFUND NATIONAL PRIORITIES LIST

EPA is proposing 14 new sites to the National Priorities List (NPL) 
and adding nine.  The NPL informs the public of uncontrolled hazardous 
waste sites that warrant further investigation to determine if they 
pose risks to human health and the environment.  Sites that are placed 
on the NPL are eligible for long-term "remedial action" financed under 
the Superfund Trust Fund.  The proposed sites are:  Pemaco Maywood, 
Maywood, Calif.; Evergreen Manor Ground Water Contamination, Winnebago 
County, Ill.; Indian Refinery-Texaco, Lawrenceville, Ill.; Delatte 
Metals, Ponchatoula, La.; Davis Park Road TCE, Gastonia, N.C.; Federal 
Creosote, Manville Borough, N.J.; Route 561 Dump, Gibbsboro, N.J.; 
North Railfoad Avenue Plume, Espanola, N.M.; Computer Circuits, 
Hauppauge, N.Y.; Lehigh Valley Railroad, Le Roy, N.Y.; Fox River 
NRDA/PCB Releases, Green Bay, Wisc.; Andrews Air Force Base, Camp 
Springs, Md.; Brandywine DRMO, Brandywine, Md.; and Little Creek Naval 
Amphibious Base, Virginia Beach, Va.  The sites added to the NPL 
include:  Solitron Microwave, Port Salerno, Fla.; Camilla Wood 
Preserving Co., Camilla, Ga.; Cornell Dubilier Electronics Inc., South 
Plainfield, N.J.; LCP Chemicals Inc., Linden, N.J.; Sharon Steel 
Corp., Hickory Township, Penn.; Jasper Creosoting Co. Inc., Jasper 
County, Texas; State Marine of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas; 
Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.; and Fort George G. Meade, 
Odenton, Md.  To obtain copies of site descriptions, contact the 
RCRA/Superfund Hotline at 1-800-424-9346 or 703-412-9810.  The 
information also can be accessed through the Superfund home page under 
the Site Information Section at:  http://www.epa.gov/Superfund.

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