Broken trust: The failed cleanup at the Massachusetts Military Reservation

Number 14283
Subject Pollution
Source Times (Cape Cod, Mass.)
Year 1997
Publication Date Jan. 5 through 10
Summary Chemical pollution flows from the Massachusetts Military Reservation contaminates the region's fragile water supply at the rate of 3 million gallons a day, threatening the health of Cape Cod residents. The Cape Cod Times finds that although the site was declared a federal Superfund site in 1989, the plumes of toxic chemicals continue their destruction.
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Pages 148
Keywords Environmental Protection Agency; EPA; Massachusetts Military Reservation; Cape Cod, chemical pollution
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