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January 20, 2017

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WSJ, EPA Look at Toxic Flooding… Sandy and the Gowanus… Ick.

By Lisa M. Collins

According to the Wall Street Journal, 45 Superfund toxic federal cleanup sites sit in coastal areas. And while many of the toxic sites were capped and covered up before Superstorm Sandy, the Gowanus Canal was not, leading some to worry and speculate about what kinds of pollutants could have been carried out of the canal by floodwaters. Read on.


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