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Nearly $1M in EPA Grants to Help Fund Cleanups in Camden, N.J.

Nearly $1M in EPA Grants to Help Fund Cleanups in Camden, N.J.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials stood in front of a verdant baseball diamond Monday morning in Camden. The field used to be a landfill where folks from across the city dumped their trash, including chemicals and medical waste.

"As I look out behind me, I remember what it once was," U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D., N.J) said.

But Norcross joined EPA officials not to tout a mission accomplished, but instead to focus on an area behind the ball field and playground, a part of the former landfill site that is not yet ready for development.

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