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Report Finds New York Officials Aware of Soil Contamination Since 1987

State officials first uncovered evidence of contaminated soil in parts of an upstate New York city about 30 years ago, but didn’t officially warn residents until last month. An investigation by the Democrat & Chronicle of Rochester found that a …

Treating Toxic Water May Cost New Castle, Del., $1M

City officials in New Castle, Delaware, say the costs for managing toxic contamination found in all three of the city’s public water wells could top $1 million. Pamela Patone, general manager of New Castle’s Municipal Services Commission tells The News …