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Houston Neighborhood Receives All Clear

Article-Houston Neighborhood Receives All Clear

Houston -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials have given the "all clear" to a neighborhood in which its residents believe was infested with hazardous runoff from an abandoned dump. Acres Homes residents believe the Booker Landfill was responsible for the high cancer rate in the area from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. While the EPA has confirmed that nothing currently is leaching from the landfill, they cannot deny that the site has not leached in the past, the

Houston Chronicle