Environmental Protection Agency project manager Erik Spalvin and Richard Elliott, project manager for the Multistate Environmental Response Trust, two of three groups heading up the Navassa Superfund site cleanup process with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, explain the site isn’t ready for cleanup yet, but it is far enough along to market to developers with an interest in the town.Read More
Partnerships between local, state and federal governments was the theme at a celebration of clean-up at Superfund sites at the former Kerr-McGee site on 14th Avenue North on Thursday.
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More soil testing at Navassa’s Kerr-McGee Superfund site is planned for 2018, but officials said cleanup could begin by the start of 2019.Read More
Residents here are hoping to turn an old wood treatment plant site into one that will honor the townspeople’s heritage, bring in jobs and boost the local tax base.Read More
East Helena is reaching a big milestone in its effort to clean up the environment after the shutdown of the ASARCO Smelter in 2001 left contaminated water and soil behind.Read More
The reshaped Prickly Pear Creek flows through former Asarco property beneath the East Helena slag pile. Officials with the Montana Environmental Trust Group and EPA propose capping the slag pile in place as part of their final cleanup plan.Read More
Community members in Navassa got a first look at what the redeveloped Kerr-McGee Superfund site could look like Tuesday night.Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Montana Environmental Trust Group are holding an open house Wednesday to discuss a draft report for environmental cleanup in East Helena.Read More
Residents can meet one-on-one with experts and hear an update about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. Superfund site during a public availability session and meeting Tuesday.Read More
Discussions about remediation and potential redevelopment of the Navassa Superfund site will be the topic of an upcoming public meeting with federal and state environmental officials.Read More
The Multistate Trust responsible for handling the clean-up and redevelopment of the former Kerr-McGee property in north Columbus has invited the public to share their ideas about how the site could be put to use in the future.Read More
After nearly 15 years, Maranatha Faith Center is receiving what its attorney described as potentially the largest property damage claim ever settled in Lowndes County's history, after the discovery of creosote on its property from the former Kerr-McGee plant.Read More
Navassa residents, their neighbors and stakeholders in the area laid out their vision for developing the Kerr-McGee Superfund site, once the property is cleaned up, at a community vision workshop Feb. 23-24.Read More
A community workshop on the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa kicked off tonight to continue getting input from residents. Friday evening was the first of the two-day workshop.
It is the latest attempt from the Multistate Trust to discuss the future of the Superfund site.Read More
The process of cleaning up the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Navassa has been in the works for years.Read More
Residents and others will be able to weigh in on the use of Navassa’s Superfund cleanup site during a weekend community vision workshop Feb. 23-24.Read More
The extent of creosote contamination in the soil and groundwater on and around a former wood treatment plant is of “various levels,” according to a remedial investigation of the site.Read More
The public is invited to attend a public meeting about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp Site – Navassa. The meeting will be 6-8 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Navassa Community Center, 338 Main St. The meeting is hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, and the Multistate Environmental Response Trust.Read More
Community members in Navassa gathered to hear about the latest on redevelopment of the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site Saturday at the Community Center.
The Multistate Environmental Response Trust’s Redevelopment Planning Initiative works with community stakeholders on their vision for future use of the site.Read More
Soil contaminated with a wood preservative used for decades at a defunct wood treatment plant here still appears to be confined mainly within the boundaries of the former facility.Read More