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EPA Wrestles With Land Use Controls In Push For Contaminated Site Reuse

November 13, 2017
EPA waste officials are wrestling with the dual challenges of adopting land use controls (LUCs) at contaminated sites as the agency strives to meet a Trump administration push to encourage reuse of contaminated sites, as well as in ensuring that existing LUCs are viable as sites move to long-term stewardship. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt earlier this year endorsed recommendations from an agency task force calling for a sweeping overhaul of the Superfund program, which included a particular push for private...

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