Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Will PCB cleanup in Michigan halt because of economy?

January 13, 2009 - When the economy goes bad, among the first casualties is environmental protection.

If anyone doubts this, consider that this month we reported the U.S. parent arm of Millennium Holdings LLC -- LyondellBasell Industries -- has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It is unknown whether the company will be able to continue to help pay for the cleanup of dangerous PCBs from the Kalamazoo River, which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared a Superfund site in 1990.

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