Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Site cleanup plan to advance to state

Site cleanup plan to advance to state: "Site cleanup plan to advance to state


By Sue Schultz, Staff Writer
News & Record

HIGH POINT -- The seven-year effort to clean up contamination near the Deep River will finally progress when city leaders and a business group submit initial cleanup plans to the state in December.

The river will flow directly into the Randleman Lake -- which will soon be a source of drinking water for the Triad. Tuesday night, city leaders met with Greensboro attorney Steve Earp about the plan to clean up the 163-acre site contaminated by chemicals from the former Seaboard Chemical Corp. and the city's old landfill. If approved, the cleanup would begin in 2006 -- when the Randleman Lake is scheduled to open.

'The goal is to have our system ready to go by the time the reservoir is ready to go,' Earp said. 'That will ensure the water heading to the lake will be treated.'" Read More....

Clean up site is going to use as the drinking water source, it is necessary to look into the quality of the Water Standard....

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