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DOW CLEANUP
(2007-12-12)
(wgvu) - DOW CHEMICAL HAS SUBMITTED A CLEANUP
PROPOSAL TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR DIOXIN THAT CONTAMINATES THE TITTABAWASSEE AND SAGINAW RIVER SYSTEMS DOWNSTREAM FROM ITS MIDLAND PLANT.
THE COMPANY SAYS IT TURNED IN THE PLAN MONDAY, THE DEADLINE SET
BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.
THE AGENCY IS PRESSING THE CHEMICAL GIANT TO MOVE FASTER ON
CLEANUP OF A 50-MILE WATERSHED EXTENDING FROM THE PLANT TO LAKE
HURON'S SAGINAW BAY.
DOW OFFICIALS SAY THEY'VE MADE SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS THIS YEAR,
FINISHING WORK ON THREE TOXIC "HOT SPOTS" ALONG THE
TITTABAWASSEE.
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