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EPA Wants Hunterdon, N.J. Landfill Off Superfund List

Article-EPA Wants Hunterdon, N.J. Landfill Off Superfund List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to remove the Crown Vantage Landfill Superfund site in Alexandria Township in Hunterdon County from the federal Superfund list.

A statement from the EPA said that the inactive 10-acre landfill was contaminated with semivolatile organic compounds, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other pollutants that can seriously impact people's health if significant exposure occurs. A small portion of the landfill sits on the eastern bank of the Delaware River. All cleanup goals that EPA set for the site have been met and a review of conditions confirms people are not exposed to the pollutants in the landfill.

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