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Indiana Site Drives Citizen Calls For IG Probe Into RCRA Cleanup Program

January 04, 2019
Citizen groups are urging EPA's Inspector General (IG) to investigate alleged weaknesses in the agency's Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) corrective action program, particularly gaps in its handling of vapor intrusion risks, arguing that their own review of failures at an Indiana waste site highlight a pattern of ineffective management. EPA's “failure to properly oversee the leaking Amphenol Corporation Site . . . in Region 5 spotlights a larger pattern of ineffective long-term site management under the RCRA program,”...


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