EPA, DEQ and the Multistate Trust are set to host Tuesday in Navassa a public availability session and public meeting to answer questions and give an update on the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. Site.
Health and environmental concerns are top priority for Navassa residents affected by the 251-acre Superfund site in Brunswick County that has varying levels of creosote contamination in the soil and groundwater.
Samples from more than 50 wells on and around the former Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. site show that creosote contamination is not spreading beyond the 251-acre Superfund site, officials said Tuesday.
Anyone who lives in Navassa, works or owns a business or other property in town is asked to participate in an online survey by Aug. 7 to help define the community’s vision for possible redevelopment of the contaminated Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. site.
Greenfield Environmental Multistate Trust has made available online the presentation given during a public meeting June 20 regarding environmental investigations, upcoming work and redevelopment-planning at the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. Superfund site in Navassa.
Folks living near the site of a former wood-treatment operation in Navassa in Brunswick County say their questions about its health risks have gone unanswered for too long.
Ongoing environmental monitoring is providing more detail on the extent of creosote contamination in Navassa, as residents face decisions on site’s future.
Officials in charge of the cleanup at the former Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. EPA Superfund site in Navassa have set a public meeting to update residents on the status.
The final version of the work plan for investigation and remediation at the EPA Superfund site in Navassa details proposals for further contamination data collection.
Environmental officials and others tasked with cleaning up the former Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. site in Navassa urged residents last week to participate in planning for future uses of the Superfund site.
Federal and state officials are set to discuss with the public the latest on the contamination cleanup at the former Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. site in Navassa.
The clean up of an old creosote plant that’s polluted soil and groundwater in this Brunswick County town could take 15 years, EPA officials noted at a public meeting Tuesday.
It took decades, but a plan to clean up the legacy left by an old creosote plant is finally beginning to take shape.
A black industrial town in an agricultural and tourist county, Navassa is the “poster child” for environmental justice issues, says an advocate.
CRO spends the next three days in Navassa, a predominantly black town in Brunswick County that has been the site of a century of industrial pollution. Today, we relive some of that history and outline the plan for the cleanup.
NOAA and other government officials in charge of cleaning and restoring a former wood-treatment plant in Navassa that’s now a Superfund site seek public input on the plan.