water pollution

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water pollution

the contamination of lakes, rivers, and streams by industrial or community sources of pollutants.
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The Durham Meadows Superfund Site includes an area of groundwater contamination associated with past disposal practices at the Durham Manufacturing Co.
EPA Region 1 reports monitoring and investigations have shown that there is no groundwater contamination from the site that is threatening public or private drinking water supplies.
will investigate groundwater contamination in the shallow aquifer east of the PVC plant property and evaluate potential contamination in the deeper aquifer.
None of the environmental documents on which the commission relies has fully analyzed the potential impacts on the groundwater contamination of achieving that supply and, therefore, they do not constitute adequate compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act,'' wrote John Naginis, DTSC hazardous substances engineering geologist.
The company prides itself in the development of several patented environmental products that are commonly used for the rapid and cost effective remediation of air, soil and groundwater contamination.
Contract notice: Sanitation - risk management measures of dispersion of groundwater contamination site ecopole brussels cleanliness.
MTBE is blamed for serious groundwater contamination.
SAUGUS - The owner of the contaminated Bermite property expects to begin a study of groundwater contamination within six weeks, working with the federal government to plan the cleanup.
The provision would grant immunity to oil companies involved in groundwater contamination by the fuel additive MTBE.
Environmental Protection Agency has reached a $1 million settlement with CalMat Corporation requiring the company to design extraction wells and a treatment system at the North Hollywood Operable Unit (NHOU) of the San Fernando Valley Area 1 Superfund site to further clean up a critical drinking water source and help prevent future groundwater contamination.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will host a pair of "Superfund Program tours" in March to provide the public a close-up look at the ongoing program to clean up historic soil and groundwater contamination.

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