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A polluted aquifer in Hockessin will get federal cleanup assistance, after being added to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Priorities List Tuesday.

 

Delaware Sierra Club

The Environmental Protection Agency is continuing cleanup efforts at a contaminated New Castle industrial waste landfill site, now designating the site as needing more immediate efforts.

 


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The Environmental Protection Agency may help the state clean up a polluted groundwater site in Hockessin.

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State officials, environmentalists and many residents worry repealing a federal plan that aims to reduce pollution from power plants could have drastic health and environmental consequences for the First State.

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Sen.Tom Carper is questioning the Trump Administration’s effort to repeal a rule protecting drinking water from contamination.


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Sen. Tom Carper is criticizing the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for taking repeated trips with taxpayer dollars.  

 


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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a grant to Wilmington today to clean up and develop former industrial sites. 

 

 



Annie Ropeik/Delaware Public Media

By 2025, Chesapeake Bay watershed states aim to drastically reduce the amount of pollutants and sediment they put into bay waterways. Using everything from new stormwater equipment to tree plantings, they're working toward ambitious goals set by the Environmental Protection Agency six years ago.

But states like Delaware aren't on track to meet 2017 halfway point milestones. As Delaware Public Media's Annie Ropeik reports, a lack of state funding is limiting options -- and failing to meet EPA goals could only make it worse.

 


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On October 15, the EPA announced that there will be a new investigation at the Delaware City PVC Plant Superfund. Officials will study two aquifers flagged by an EPA review of the site that took place last year.