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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

EPA proposes UCR Superfund site

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Last updated 3/7/2024 at 9:19am

LAKE ROOSEVELT — Contrary to local legislative opinion, the Environmental Protection Agency is moving forward with proposing to add the Upper Columbia River Site to the National Priorities List for consideration as a superfund site.

In a press release sent Tuesday, March 5, the EPA said it will publish its proposal in the Federal Register Thursday, March 7.

“Today’s action builds on decades of efforts to clean up the river and protect the health of people who live, work and recreate in and near the Upper Columbia,” EPA Region 10 Administrator Casey Sixkiller said in the release. “Listing this...

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