EPA To Resume Clean Up Of Lead Contaminated Soil In Northwest Indiana

EPA To Resume Clean Up Of Lead Contaminated Soil In Northwest Indiana

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will resume work to clean up lead-contaminated soil in East Chicago, Indiana. There was concern that President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to the EPA could put superfund site cleanup at risk. On Monday, the EPA announced that would start cleaning up soil around residential homes in East Chicago. Two companies --- BP and DuPont — have paid $26 million to clean it up. Tthe EPA announced Monday they’ll pay another $16 million.