The Environmental Protection Agency will begin digging up and replacing lead-tainted soil around 12 homes in the Edison area. The soil in that area was contaminated because of old lead smelting factories.
Christie signed bills appropriating $157 million for land preservation on Wednesday, completing a trip to a central New Jersey farm that he abandoned last week to seek emergency treatment for an asthma attack.
The stir in supermarkets and Congress is less about whether the toxin might rub off on food and more about whether they could accumulate in landfills and create an environmental hazard.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmentalists are calling on New York’s governor to reinstate the state environmental commissioner, who was fired Thursday after he criticized budget cuts. Pete Grannis says he was booted as commissioner of […]
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