Missouri delegation to try again to shift cleanup of West Lake to Corps of Engineers, 05/22/2017

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
By Chuck Raasch

Protesters block two entraces at West Lake Landfill
Protesters blocked two entrance to the West Lake Landfill on Friday, March 31, 2017. FUSRAP refers to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, which residents say is better suited to clean up the site. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com

WASHINGTON • Members of Missouri’s congressional delegation plan to re-introduce legislation Wednesday that would shift cleanup responsibility of the West Lake Landfill from the Environmental Protection Agency to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, even though the Corps has said it doesn’t want it and the new EPA Director has signaled he will try to accelerate action on it.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/missouri-delegation-to-try-again-to-shift-cleanup-of-west/article_cedd3213-d334-5e3e-9cbc-dd1e44e282ec.html

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