Posted on October 12, 2015
By James M. O'Neill, NorthJersey.com
Details of a $43 million plan to remove 10,600 dump trucks’ worth of contaminated sediment from the bottom of Pompton Lake have been submitted to the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
It is expected to take three years to remove the contamination as well as tainted soil from the shoreline, according to the plan. The pollution came from a munitions factory DuPont once operated in the area.
Chemours, a DuPont spinoff that is responsible for cleaning up old DuPont sites across the country, expects work on the project to start next June.
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