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Proposal Will Add N.J. Site to List of Country's Most Hazardous Waste Sites

A former pesticide factory could be the newest addition to a list of the country's most hazardous waste sites, according to a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Tests have found high levels of arsenic and lead in soil surrounding the former site of the Kil-Tone Company on the 500 block of East Chestnut Avenue in Vineland.

"By adding this site to the Superfund list, the EPA moves forward in its commitment to do extensive sampling needed to determine the best way to clean up the contamination," said Judith A. Enck, EPA regional administrator, in a press release.

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