Posts made in September, 2013

Delayed Testing Begins at CTS Site

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off

In a step forward for the South Asheville community, POWER members have successfully advocated for delayed testing at the CTS of Asheville Superfund Site to be recommenced. These tests, overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are designed determine the full extent of the contamination at the CTS Site. Such tests will lay the groundwork for a cleanup, or remediation of contaminated soil, at the site. Testing has been initiated at the Site and is expected to last through December. Lee Ann Smith, chair of POWER, said in a statement, “We are celebrating this sampling event...

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