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EPA extends public comment period on San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund Site

By November 22, 2016 Advocacy, News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its proposed plan to remediate the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund site on Galveston Bay. The plan recommends a complete removal of the dioxin contaminated material from the site. “We are proposing to remove contaminated material and provide the community with the most protective cleanup plan for the San Jacinto waste pits site” stated the EPA Regional Administrator in a press release.

The EPA has extended the public comment period on their proposed plan to remove the wastes until January 12th.

CCA Texas has sent out action alert emails, encouraging membership to show support for the EPA’s proposed plan by submitting a public comment. We cannot emphasize enough how important it is to submit your comments to EPA by the deadline. It will only take you a few seconds to complete!

Please click on the link below to show your support for the full and proper clean-up of dioxin waste pits.

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We cannot thank you enough for your grassroots efforts in requesting that the EPA do everything within its power to require that the responsible parties take all necessary steps to ensure that this dangerous threat to Galveston Bay is removed entirely. Thank you for your continued support and dedication in protecting and conserving our Gulf Coast resources. It is through your hard work and dedication that these important efforts are possible.