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EPA sets deadline for resolving cleanup dispute with DOE

June 11, 2019
In a reversal, EPA is pushing to quickly settle a potentially precedential dispute with the Energy Department (DOE) over DOE’s challenge of EPA’s use of Superfund law powers to strictly regulate nuclear waste at federal facilities, setting a deadline for DOE to produce materials the agency will use as it weighs a final decision over cleanup at the Oak Ridge Reservation, TN. In a June 6 letter to Oak Ridge environment official John Mulliss II, EPA enforcement chief Susan Parker...

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