Garfield Residents Worry After EPA Says It Can't Afford To Clean Polluted SiteResidents in Garfield are living in fear after the federal government said it doesn't have the money to clean up land contaminated by cancer-causing chromium.
City, Parents Of Cancer Kids Reach $12M Settlement Over Bronx LandfillPelham Bay landfill was eventually designated a federal Superfund site. Twelve children who lived nearby developed cancer -- three of whom died.
Bergen County Toxic Site To Be DemolishedThe old factory spilled cancer-causing chromic acid into the groundwater and potentially into the nearby Passaic River. The toxic water polluted more than a dozen nearby homes.
Should There Be A New Bergen Co. Superfund Site?Dangerous levels of chromium have many Garfield residents questioning their safety and federal officials will field questions at a meeting tonight.