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Lake risks being superfund site

Our beautiful Lake Roosevelt that is Lincoln County's northern border, is at risk of being designated as a Superfund Site! On March 4th the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a rule in the Federal Register, proposing to add a portion of the Upper Columbia River to the National Priorities List (NPL). The EPA proposes 150 miles of river (which includes Lake Roosevelt) from Grand Coulee Dam to the US – Canadian border. If approved, Lake Roosevelt would be listed as a Superfund site, which would classify it as an uncontrolled hazardous waste site.

Governor Inslee, and th...

 

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