Friday, January 8, 2010

ANP Agrees to $5 Million Groundwater, Soil Cleanup in AZ

January 8, 2010- The U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Apache Nitrogen Products, Inc. entered into a $5 million consent decree to remove toxic nitrates and perchlorates from groundwater and to monitor the progress. at the Apache Powder Superfund Site, near David.

Nitrates can cause blue baby syndrome and strangle infants and perchlorates have been found to cause fetal defects. By 1989 the company was providing bottled water to their neighbors and eventually the company would drill deep wells to provide uncontaminated water to St David residents.


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