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August 4, 2017

 

The West Calumet Housing Complex is fenced off after former residents have been relocated.

HUD Secretary Carson To Visit East Chicago’s Superfund Site Monday

The Superfund site includes a now-empty public housing complex, which is the subject of a contentious demolition plan.

March 24, 2017

 

Residents were hand-delivered letters from the local housing authority on March 21, notifying them of their relocation address.

Families In Contaminated Complex Decry Chicago Relocation Plan

The March 31 deadline for residents to leave West Calumet Housing Complex or face relocation looms as the state says it's secured $2 million for demolition.

March 21, 2017

 

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EPA Gets First Cleanup Funds For Zone 2 Of East Chicago Superfund

The agency’s new administrative settlement, announced Monday, adds a new company to those responsible for funding the cleanup.

February 28, 2017

 

HUD plans to take stock of whether the city can move remaining families to temporary housing and close West Calumet by March 31.

As Deadlines Loom, 106 Families Remain In Lead-Contaminated Homes

East Chicago residents in the West Calumet Housing Complex have until March 1 to renew their Section 8 housing vouchers, given out late last year.

October 10, 2016

 

East Chicago's West Calumet Housing Complex is inside a federally designated clean-up site.

Lawsuit Asks Chem. Companies To Compensate East Chicago Residents

A new lawsuit is the first to single out DuPont and Atlantic Richfield, two chemical companies that have taken on legally responsibility for the hazards.

October 2, 2016

 

The Superfund program was created by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), which was signed into law in 1980 to tackle the cost for clean-up efforts.

Map: How Many EPA Superfund Sites Are In Indiana?

A Superfund is a site designation by the EPA to receive state and federal money to clean up hazardous waste that poses a threat to public health.

September 8, 2016

 

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EPA Adds Superfund Site In Indy Due To Contaminated Drinking Water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced 10 new Superfund sites Wednesday, including one in Indianapolis.

March 25, 2015

 

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EPA Identifies Contaminated Area In Kokomo

A contaminated ground water plume in the west central part of the city contains high levels of vinyl chloride.

September 17, 2014

 

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EPA Considers Cleanup For Contaminated Area In Kokomo

The EPA is considering adding a site in Kokomo to the federal list of Superfund sites, which are deemed a threat to public health.

February 22, 2013

 

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IDEM Drafts Regulations For Kokomo Contaminated Plant Site

Groundwater from a contaminated site will have to be pumped out and treated for about 30 more years to remove chemicals.

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